Partnerships

Mission Complete for Navy Medicine at EMF-Kuwait

By Capt. Gerald Cox, Force Surgeon, Commander, U.S. Naval Forces, Central Command and the Fleet Surgeon for the U.S. Fifth Fleet This week I had the honor of presiding at the final Navy Change of Command and Transfer of Authority ceremony at Expeditionary Medical Facility-Kuwait (EMF-K) during which Navy Capt. Dick Turner, NC, was relieved by Army Col. Joe Robinson, …

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Lt. Cmdr. Andy Baldwin Continues Mission in Kenya (Part 2 of 2)

By Lt. Cmdr. Andy Baldwin, Family Medicine resident, Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton, Calif. Lt. Cmdr. Baldwinis participating in a month long rotation in Western Kenya as part of his Family Medicine Residency at Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton, Calif. The last time I wrote, I left off in the village of Ziwa, where I had traveled nearly two hours by van to …

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Lt. Cmdr. Andy Baldwin Continues Mission in Kenya (Part 1 of 2)

By Lt. Cmdr. Andy Baldwin, Family Medicine resident, Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton, Calif. Lt. Cmdr. Baldwinis participating in a month long rotation in Western Kenya as part of his Family Medicine Residency at Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton, Calif. The Kenya Ministry of Health designates health care facilities by their ascending level of care starting with Dispensary, then Health Center, then …

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Navy Medicine Partners With FBI, Explores Craniofacial Reconstruction

By Capt. Gerald Grant, director of the Craniofacial Imaging Research Group, Naval Postgraduate Dental School, directorate of Navy Medicine Manpower Personnel Training and Education Command and service chief of 3-D Medical Application Center, Bethesda, Md. My team and I are currently involved in some unique craniofacial reconstruction projects and we’re partnering with the FBI to do it. We are developing …

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Naval Hospital Bands with Regional Health Care Agencies to Reduce Pain Medication Abuse

By Navy Capt. Lynn Welling, commanding officer, Naval Hospital Jacksonville, Fla. Collaboration has long played a critical role at driving innovation and positive change around the world to enhance the way we live, learn and play. In health care, a big priority right now is banding together world leaders in the fight against non-communicable diseases such as cancer and diabetes, …

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