Civilians

Profiles in Medical Power

Dr. Francis Obuseh Epidemiologist/Public Health Educator PEOPLE Dr. Obuseh completed his doctorate in Public Health at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). He also earned a Master in Public Health (MPH) in Epidemiology and International Health from UAB and an M.S. in Human Nutrition from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. Dr. Obuseh is a United States Air Force veteran …

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I am Navy Medicine: Roger Smith

Story by Douglas Stutz “I am Roger B. Smith, retired Navy chief petty officer and staff member working at Navy Medicine Readiness Training Command (NMRTC) Bremerton. In a Navy career – active duty and civilian federal service spanning approximately four decades – service before self is the norm for Mr. Roger B. Smith. As Navy Medicine Readiness Training Command Bremerton’s Information …

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I am Navy Medicine: Dr. Jeffery B. Cole

By Dr. Jeffrey B. Cole, deputy chief operating officer and medical director, Tidewater Military Health System   PORTSMOUTH, Va. – I have the honor of being the deputy chief operating officer and medical director for the Tidewater Military Health System—an integrated medical market consisting of Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, U.S. Air Force Hospital Langley and McDonald Army Health Center. My …

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I am Navy Medicine – Barry K. Heffner

By Barry K. Heffner, Navy Medicine East Management Analyst PORTSMOUTH, Va. – I first became interested in a career with Navy Medicine during my senior year at Pottsville Area High School in Pennsylvania. I was very interested in trying something different besides living in my small hometown in Pennsylvania and going to college.  So I visited my local Navy recruiter. …

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Harnessing the Power of Big Data for Medical Informatics

By: Mike Galarneau, Director for Operational Readiness, Naval Health Research Center “Big data” is a popular buzz phrase these days—a term used to describe large volumes of data that can be mined and analyzed for information and insights. The term “big data” may be new, but the concept isn’t, and at the Naval Health Research Center (NHRC), we’ve being doing …

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