Navy Medicine in Focus

Here’s a few shots from around Navy Medicine for your viewing pleasure:

It's a wrap... as Hospitalman Daniel Poisson of Naval Hospital Bremerton's Oral Surgery Department helps a young student with proper first aid procedures  at the command's display during the West Sound STEM Showcase at the Kitsap Mall on Apr. 26. NHB's effort was alongside approximately 65 other booths all  promoting the awareness of STEM - Science, Technology, Engineering and Math - to primarily middle and high school students (Photo by Mass Communication 1st Class James Coyle).
It’s a wrap… as Hospitalman Daniel Poisson of Naval Hospital Bremerton’s Oral Surgery Department helps a young student with proper first aid procedures
at the command’s display during the West Sound STEM Showcase at the Kitsap Mall on Apr. 26. NHB’s effort was alongside approximately 65 other booths all
promoting the awareness of STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering and Math – to primarily middle and high school students (Photo by Mass Communication 1st Class James Coyle).
The U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit No. Six (NAMRU-6) Entomology Department, led by Cmdr. Frederick Stell, and Dr. Gissella Vasquez, the department's deputy, in collaboration with the National Institute of Public Health of Mexico (INSP), developed an effective method to establish the first-of-its-kind stable An. darlingi laboratory colony at the lab's Insectary in Iquitos, Peru. (Photo courtesy of U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit No. 6)
The U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit No. Six (NAMRU-6) Entomology Department, led by Cmdr. Frederick Stell, and Dr. Gissella Vasquez, the
department’s deputy, in collaboration with the National Institute of Public Health of Mexico (INSP), developed an effective method to establish the
first-of-its-kind stable An. darlingi laboratory colony at the lab’s Insectary in Iquitos, Peru. (Photo courtesy of U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit No. 6)
Capt. Christopher Quarles, Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB) commanding officer (R) was joined by Michael J. Murphy, Director of Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System (VAPSHCS) as NHB and VAPSHCS signed a Sharing Agreement April 24, 2014, linking both organizations in providing specific types of medical care to current Veterans Affairs eligible beneficiaries. (Photo courtesy of Naval Hospital Bremerton Public Affairs)
Capt. Christopher Quarles, Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB) commanding officer (R) was joined by Michael J. Murphy, Director of Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System (VAPSHCS) as NHB and VAPSHCS signed a Sharing Agreement April 24, 2014, linking both organizations in providing specific types of medical care to current Veterans Affairs eligible beneficiaries. (Photo courtesy of Naval Hospital Bremerton Public Affairs)
Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Pedro Gonzales, from Brooklyn, N.Y., (left) and Lt. Darcy Endicott, from Lima, Ohio, (right) help Lt. Cmdr. Zachary Brown, from Branston, Mo., prepare for surgery aboard the multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5). Bataan is the flagship for the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and, with the embarked 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit, is deployed in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (Photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael J. Lieberknecht)
Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Pedro Gonzales, from Brooklyn, N.Y., (left) and Lt. Darcy Endicott, from Lima, Ohio, (right) help Lt. Cmdr. Zachary Brown, from Branston, Mo., prepare for surgery aboard the multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5). Bataan is the flagship for the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and, with the embarked 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit, is deployed in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (Photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael J. Lieberknecht)