Navy Medicine

I Am Navy Medicine: HM2 Rose Webber

  As a pharmacy technician working in Naval Hospital Lemoore (NHL), I am committed in providing exceptional care to our military beneficiaries. Patient safety and excellent customer service are always our priorities. Whether it’s compounding medications, counting pills, or counseling patients about their drugs, the pharmacists and I are always here to provide quality care to our hospital staff and …

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I Am Navy Medicine: HMC Romanram Biares

Chief Hospital Corpsman Romanram Biares was born and raised in a small town in the Philippines, Nabua, Camarines Sur. He earned his associate degree in general science from Vincennes University in 2007 and is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in health care administration from Trident University International.   I cannot explain the feeling I had when I first saw a …

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Looking at my Reflection: Mental Fitness of a Psychologist

By Lt. Cmdr. Nausheen Momen, Ph.D., clinical psychologist, USS George Washington Being the Psychologist on a Carrier is inspiring and intimidating. Though I was excited to have my first operational assignment, I was however apprehensive about the significance of my responsibilities. Soon after being on board the USS George Washington, I was relieved to realize that though I am the only Psychologist, …

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A Fully Credentialed Mental Health Counselor

By Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Morgan Notel  Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Morgan Notel assigned to Naval Hospital Bremerton’s Substance Abuse Rehabilitation Program (SARP) passed her national certification exam and is now a fully credentialed Mental Health counselor. Along with sitting for her national exam, she had to successfully obtain a Master’s Degree and complete 3,000 clinical counseling hours.  SARP staff members, like …

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Psychological Prophylaxis : Mental Health Prevention

By Regena Kowitz, NCCOSC Sr. Strategic Communications Specialist In health care, we focus a lot on prevention. We’ve developed screenings to provide early detection for cancer, diabetes, and heart disease. We’ve put our efforts into teaching patients about the benefits of a healthier lifestyle including tobacco cessation, proper nutrition and the benefits of exercise. We even have Immunization Awareness Month …

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