Navy Medicine

Losing Andrew

By Jennifer Zingalie, Naval Hospital Guam Public Affairs Many times, people choose a career path in the medical field because they want to help others, but Hospital Corpsman Amanda Odegard, a Behavioral Health Technician, who works in Naval Hospital Guam’s Mental Health Department, never dreamed it would be her career that would help her during her darkest hours. It’s a story …

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Sexual Assault Forensic Examination Training provides illuminating instruction at Naval Hospital Bremerton

By Douglas H Stutz, Naval Hospital Bremerton Public Affairs Just as there is a night and day difference between performing a forensic exam versus a physical exam, there is also a definite distinction when using a blue light instead of a white light with a forensic camera kit. The end result of both can be illuminating. The variation of exam …

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NMRC Wound Infections Department Explores Therapeutic Bacteriophage Against Multidrug Resistant Bacterial Wound Infections

Story courtesy of Naval Medical Research Center Public Affairs SILVER SPRING, Md., — The Naval Medical Research Center’s (NMRC) Wound Infections Department is exploring the use of bacteriophage as a therapeutic against Multidrug Resistant (MDR) bacterial wound infections. The emergence of MDR skin and soft tissue infections has become a global problem for civilian and military populations alike, and in …

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NSMRL Military Hearing Preservation Training Kit Transitioning Soon

GROTON, Conn., – After a visit by the Hearing Center of Excellence (HCE) to the Naval Submarine Medical Research Laboratory (NSMRL) in April, the transition process is ramping up for the Military Hearing Preservation (MHP) Training Kit. During the visit, initial discussions were held as to a path that will bring the MHP Training Kit out of the developmental phase …

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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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