Navy Medicine Features

An Untapped Ocean of Opportunity, Part I

By Naval Medical Research Center News “Knowledge of the oceans is more than a matter of curiosity. Our very survival may hinge upon it.” ~President John F. Kennedy While NASA’s Project Mercury was transporting public imagination to the stars, a lone Navy Diving and Submarine Medical Officer looked to the seas as the new frontier of exploration and habitation. In 1958, …

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WWII Surgeon Develops Light Field Ambulance

By André B. Sobocinski, BUMED Historian Like the birth of smart phone culture and social media a century later, the first decades of the twentieth century saw great societal changes at the hands of new technology, namely the automobile.   Roads and traffic laws, traffic signs and signals, garages and gas stations sprouted up across the U.S. landscape during these years; …

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Health Care Heroes Awards honors humble hero from Naval Hospital Bremerton

By Douglas H Stutz, Naval Hospital Bremerton Public Affairs When Naval Hospital Bremerton’s Occupational Medicine and Population Health officer was selected as a recipient of the Military Medical Personnel Award for the inaugural Kitsap Sun Health Care Heroes Awards Program, his colleagues were not surprised. But he was. Dr. Dan Frederick was formally recognized at the Health Care Heroes Award …

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