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Navy Medicine Education and Training Enterprise

By Rear Adm. Rebecca McCormick-Boyle, commander, Navy Medicine Education and Training Command and director, Navy Nurse Corps Friends and Shipmates,  Navy Medicine education and training spans the world and encompasses operational medicine, enlisted medical training, professional development and career-long growth and education opportunities. The exceptional men and women at the many organizations and facilities are the foundation of the Navy …

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Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center Provides Care for Sexual Assault Victims

By Lt. Adrienne Manasco, SAPR command liaison, Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center The 2015 theme of SAAPM is “Eliminate Sexual Assault: Know Your Part. Do Your Part.” This theme emphasizes how vital it is for each member of our community to uphold our role in preventing sexual assault and to respond with holistic care should a sexual assault …

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“It’s On Us” – NAMRU San Antonio Women Learn how to Fight Sexual Assault with Self-Defense Skills

By Flisa Stevenson, NAMRU San Antonio Women staff from the Naval Medical Research Unit San Antonio (NAMRU-SA) embraced the theme “Eliminate Sexual Assault: Know Your Part, Do Your Part.” They were taught Krav Maga strategies to protect and defend themselves in an attack or abduction situation, during the annual “Dangerously Cute” self-defense seminar that occurred earlier this year and benefits the …

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Protect your Child, Immunize

By Jennifer Holden, RN, BSN, immunizations program nurse manger, Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is April 18–25, 2015. At Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton, we encourage everyone to make sure your youngest family members are up-to-date on all vaccinations. Giving infants the recommended immunizations by age two is the best way to protect them from 14 serious …

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NAMRU-3’s Bacteriology and Parasitic Disease Research Program

By Lt. Cmdr. Stephen Lizewski I’d like to tell you all about the Bacteriology and Parasitic Disease Program at U.S. Naval Research Unit No. 3 (NAMRU-3). Since its beginning in 1946, NAMRU-3 has a long history of working with diarrheal disease.   An event that solidified NAMRU-3’s reputation as a first rate research facility occurred shortly after its inception. A large cholera …

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