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NAMI: An Aviator to Flight Surgeon Perspective (Part 1 of a 2 part series)

Editor’s note: In part one of this two-part blog, Lt. Cmdr. Johnson explains how he, like many aviation candidates, views the flight surgeons who evaluate the student aviators prior to their training. Johnson tells his unique experience and how it changed his view on Naval Aerospace Medical Institute processes. Part two of the blog series posted on Navy Medicine’s Live …

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NMRC & STEM: Encourages students to pursue science and engineering careers

Captain Richard L. Haberberger, Jr., commanding officer, Naval Medical Research Center Often, when we talk about Navy Medicine‟s notable achievements in biomedical research and development, we highlight those who came before us whose efforts and accomplishments laid the cornerstones for the foundation of our successful enterprise. To sustain our legacy, we also need to look to the future, and that …

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Newsletter for Navy & Marine Corps Medicine

From U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Public Affairs Navy Medicine is proud to present the June 2012 issue of Navy and Marine Corps Medical newsletter. It features various articles and photos highlighting the great work being done across Navy Medicine around the world. Click here to view the newsletter online.  

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Sickle Cell and Recruit Training

 By Lt. Ian Lang, internist, Naval Hospital Beaufort Parris Island in S.C. is home to one of two U.S. Marine Corps Recruiting Depots (MCRD), where approximately 20,000 Marine recruits train annually. While this training includes the familiar ropes, bars, and inclined walls, there is another, much more subtle obstacle to the training process: the recruit blood screen. Of the several …

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A Letter from the Force Master Chief: Hospital Corps’ 114th Birthday

By S. E. Boss, Force Master Chief, Bureau of Medicine And Surgery It is with great pride and enthusiasm that I wish the men and women of the Hospital Corps a very happy 114th birthday.  History has witnessed our humble beginnings, from our 1898 establishment, through our first graduating class of 28, and today, a force of over 25,000 performing …

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