Recognizing the Contributions of Navy Medical Research Efforts

    By Cmdr. Rita Simmons, Executive Officer, Navy Medical Research Unit-Dayton     As the Naval Aerospace Medical Research Laboratory (NAMRL) closes the book on its 70-plus year history in Pensacola, the laboratory’s scientific resurgence and push to maintain mission execution during a tumultuous period of reorganization and relocation to Ohio to become part of Navy Medical Research Unit-Dayton continues …

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SARP Training is Life Changing

By Ted Judson, assistant department head, Navy Drug and Alcohol Counselor School (NDACS) When I entered Navy Medicine’s Navy Drug and Alcohol Counselor School (NDACS) in 1987, I had no idea what I was getting into and how my experience there would shape the rest of not only my career, but my life.  I found my home at NDACS and …

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Preventive Medicine: Just Say ‘No’ to Bugs

By Lt. Lori Perry, M.D., M.P.H., Preventive Medicine Officer Lt. Lori Perry is a Preventive Medicine physician, assigned to the medical team for Pacific Partnership 2011. She is responsible for force health protection and public health education and program development. My top three pet peeves when it comes to my job are, in no particular order: 1. When people call …

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