Tag Archives: Surgeon General

Supporting the 21st Century Sailor and Marine

By Vice Adm. Matthew Nathan, U.S. Navy surgeon general and chief, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery One of my top priorities since becoming the Navy Surgeon General last November is to ensure that Navy Medicine is strategically aligned with the imperatives and priorities of the Secretary of the Navy, Chief of Naval Operations and Commandant of the Marine Corps.  Our …

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Immunization Readiness

By Vice Admiral Adam M. Robinson, Jr. Surgeon General of the Navy and Chief of the Navy’s Bureau of Medicine and Surgery As summer winds down and the back-to-school season begins, I’d like to focus this blog post on immunization readiness for you, your patients, and your families.  Comprehensive immunization is not only a critical part of having a fit …

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Dangers of Synthetic Drugs: “Not in My Navy”

  By Vice Admiral Adam M. Robinson, Jr. Surgeon General of the Navy and Chief of the Navy’s Bureau of Medicine and Surgery As we enjoy the remainder of this summer season with our friends and family, I’d like to draw attention to a serious health issue affecting our Sailors, Marines, and their families. I’m talking about the dangerous health …

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