Inside Navy Medicine

Corpsman Spotlight: “Angels of the Battlefield”

Editor’s note: On the evening of November 4, the Armed Services YMCA will honor two Navy corpsmen at the 9th annual Angels of the Battlefield Gala in Washington D.C. The event honors military medics and corpsmen who have valiantly risked their lives while saving the lives of countless others. Here are their stories. Hospital Corpsman 1st Class (HM1) Wayne N. Papalski …

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I am Navy Medicine: Capt. Jonathan Haun

My name is Jonathan Lee Haun. I am a captain in the Navy Dental Corps and a prosthodontist. I hail from Medford, a small town in southern Oregon. I was born in South Korea. At the age of 18 months, I was adopted by an American family. I grew up in the Oregon countryside where patriotism and Christian values were …

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I Am Navy Medicine: Lisa Fournier

When I graduated from the University of Kentucky, College of Pharmacy, I thought, “This is it!”  Finally, the exams, case studies and drug literature reviews were over. I had reached the end of a long and hard journey. Now, 28 years later, I look back at that moment and realize that was just the beginning.  When a patient asks me …

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I Am Navy Medicine: HM2 Rose Webber

  As a pharmacy technician working in Naval Hospital Lemoore (NHL), I am committed in providing exceptional care to our military beneficiaries. Patient safety and excellent customer service are always our priorities. Whether it’s compounding medications, counting pills, or counseling patients about their drugs, the pharmacists and I are always here to provide quality care to our hospital staff and …

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I Am Navy Medicine: HMC Romanram Biares

Chief Hospital Corpsman Romanram Biares was born and raised in a small town in the Philippines, Nabua, Camarines Sur. He earned his associate degree in general science from Vincennes University in 2007 and is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in health care administration from Trident University International.   I cannot explain the feeling I had when I first saw a …

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