NAMRU-3 Cairo’s Virology Program : Monitoring and studying disease threats in CENTCOM and AFRICOM Part 2

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 By Lt. Cmdr. Gabriel Defang As I promised in my last blog I’m going to tell you more about our virology program activities and about another fairly new virus we’ve been working on. You may have heard of this novel virus, it is called MERS-CoV; which stands for “Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus” (quite a […]

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Improving Diabetic Care and the Patient Experience with Shared Appointments

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By Kara Jablonski, PharmD, BCPS, Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton Focusing on our patients as a whole person, as more than just the sum of their disease is what the patient-centered medical home, known throughout Navy Medicine as Medical Home Port, is all about. This model is also about forming relationships between patients and their care […]

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Navy Medicine Perspective: Moral Injury

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By Lt. Cmdr. Miller Kerr, MD, psychiatry resident and Lt. Cmdr. Mathew Rariden, staff psychologist at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth Wounds of war are not always physical – they can be psychological, moral and even spiritual. Service members can be injured on many levels. One level less frequently mentioned in the literature is moral injury. […]

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Naval Aerospace Physiology Technician’s Train Aviators and Aircrew to Recognize and Overcome Adversity

Suddenly, alarms sounds and a panel of warning lights illuminate the cockpit of your FA-18E Super Hornet.

By Hospital Corpsman 1st Class (AW) Marygrace Kelsey It’s a cold dark night over the Pacific.  One minute, you’re enjoying a brilliant blanket of stars overhead.  They look so close, you’re tempted to try to reach and touch them. Suddenly, alarms sounds and a panel of warning lights illuminate the cockpit of your FA-18E Super Hornet.  […]

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I am Navy Medicine: Dr. Chase M. Watters

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By Dr. Chase M. Watters, microbiologist, Naval Medical Research Unit-San Antonio   Editors note: Dr. Chase M. Watters is currently a post-doctoral fellow microbiologist in the Maxillofacial Injury and Disease Department at Naval Medical Research Unit, San Antonio (NAMRU-SA)  There are a bevy of influences that have nothing to do with my decision to join Navy Medicine Active Duty. […]

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