Navy Medicine Features

I am Navy Medicine: Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Pamela Adjibodou

By Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Pamela Adjibodou, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center I have served in the Navy for six years, and am full of pride for my recognition as Walter Reed National Military Medical Center’s Junior Sailor of the Quarter for the 2nd quarter, FY 16. Being able to mentor others and be a role model for others …

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Supporting the “The Right Stuff”: Looking Back at the Navy Medical Department and the Mercury Space Program Part II

By André B. Sobocinski, historian, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Part II: The Naval School of Aviation Medicine and the Human Disorientation Device “You tumbled slowly, twisted and rolled as your body lurched against the tight harness that strapped you to a couch. Then you rotated faster and faster until finally you were spinning violently in three different …

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Supporting the “The Right Stuff”: Looking Back at the Navy Medical Department and the Mercury Space Program

Part I: The Johnsville Human Centrifuge By André B. Sobocinski, historian, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery “Here is a multimillion-dollar unique device developed by the Navy, but of such capability that it has received worldwide attention. It has been employed and will be employed as a tool for solving problems of interest to not only the Navy but …

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I am Navy Medicine: Capt. Annie Case

By Capt. Annie Case I am a Navy Nurse Corps officer, recently assigned to Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB) as Quality Management Department head. On July 1, 2016, I promoted to the rank of Navy captain as a Navy Nurse Corps officer, and transferred to U.S. Naval Hospital Yokosuka to become director, Nursing Services. I first became interested in a career …

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I Am Navy Medicine: Hospital Corpsman 1st Class LaToya Stephens

When I was younger I dreamed of being a Nurse. I grew up in Richmond, Virginia and graduated from John F. Kennedy School in 2004. As graduation approached I wasn’t sure what exactly I wanted to do as a nurse or in a hospital. I just knew that’s where I wanted to be, working hands on with patients. Toward the …

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