Navy Medicine

Pacific Partnership: Global Heath Engagement in Action

Pacific Partnership 2016 is in full swing. The following photos give you an insider’s view of how the USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) team provides hands-on medical and surgical care, and participates in cooperative health engagements with the goal of developing enhanced health care capacity, capability and resiliency for everyone involved. Pacific Partnership 2016 will conduct stops in Timor Leste, the Philippines, …

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Supporting the “The Right Stuff”: Looking Back at the Navy Medical Department and the Mercury Space Program Part III

By André B. Sobocinski, historian, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Part III: The Mercury Seven Visit Naval Medical Research Institute “We spent two years doing many things and following up many avenues to make sure we had not overlooked anything. We crammed ourselves full of knowledge. We built up our stamina on the big machines. And we got …

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I am Navy Medicine: Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Pamela Adjibodou

By Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Pamela Adjibodou, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center I have served in the Navy for six years, and am full of pride for my recognition as Walter Reed National Military Medical Center’s Junior Sailor of the Quarter for the 2nd quarter, FY 16. Being able to mentor others and be a role model for others …

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I am Navy Medicine: Dr. Samuel Rivera

By Dr. Samuel Rivera, Naval Health Clinic Corpus Christi, Texas I was raised in the Bronx, New York and I earned my Doctorate of Health Sciences with emphasis in Public Health Education from Honolulu University in 2002. Before coming to Texas I served as the public health educator for U.S. Naval Hospital Roosevelt Roads, Wellness Center in Puerto Rico. And …

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HM ‘A’ School Instructors Promotes Healthy Habits, Cultural Diversity Through Dance

By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jacquelyn D. Childs, NMETC public affairs SAN ANTONIO – The Navy Medicine Training Support Center (NMTSC) Diversity Council started a weekly Latin dance class Aug. 3 at the Medical Education and Training Campus (METC), promoting healthy habits while encouraging a culture of inclusion. The lessons include salsa, bachata, and merengue and are designed to …

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