Navy Medicine

Hospital Corpsman Detailers Enhance Career Opportunities with Naval Hospital Bremerton Sailors

By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class James Evans Coyle-Naval Hospital Bremerton Public Affairs Hospital Corpsman detailers from Navy Personnel Command in Millington, Tenn., visited Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB) on Aug. 11 and 12 to share information and insight on a variety on career goals. The face-to-face meetings between the detailers and Sailors included an extensive symposium held in the hospital’s …

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Combating Chikungunya: Mosquitoes in the Crosshairs

By Lt. Hanayo Arimoto, Lt. Jen Wright and Cmdr. Peter Obenauer, Navy Entomology Center of Excellence (NECE), Jacksonville, Florida JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — As summer approaches, mosquitoes become a nuisance and the diseases they carry threaten public health. This summer a new disease threat is on the horizon, especially to those in the southeastern United States. Chikungunya (CHIK) may sound like …

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Naval Hospital Jacksonville Holds Change of Command

By Yan Kennon, Naval Hospital Jacksonville Senior Writer JACKSONVILLE, Fla.─ Capt. Gayle Shaffer turned over leadership of Naval Hospital (NH) Jacksonville—comprised of its hospital and five branch health clinics (BHCs)—to Capt. John Le Favour during a change of command ceremony Aug. 8. Approximately 400 guests (military and civilians) attended the time-honored Navy tradition at the All Saints Chapel aboard Naval …

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Silencing Hearing Loss: the Loud Vocation of Naval Hospital Bremerton Audiologist

By Douglas H Stutz, Naval Hospital Bremerton Public Affairs Now hear this! Naval Hospital Bremerton’s (NHB) occupational audiology officer is doing all she can to silence the disquiet regarding ear injuries in the Navy, specifically hearing loss and tinnitus. Lt. A. Brooke Gordon, Medical Service Corps, assigned to Branch Clinic Puget Sound Naval Shipyard (PSNS), is responsible for the Hearing …

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I AM NAVY MEDICINE

A few words from a Navy Medicine doctor: Every day in Navy Medicine we enable readiness, wellness, and health care to Sailors, Marines, their families, and others worldwide. As a Navy Medical Officer and surgeon, I have traveled from my hometown of Brooklyn, New York to every corner of the world. After graduating from medical school, I joined the Navy …

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