Tag Archives: environmental health

Pacific Partnership 2013: Mission in Gizo

By Lt. Cmdr. Lori Christensen, environmental health officer, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Hello from Lola Island. We completed our mission in Gizo this morning and now most of the advance liaison (ADVON) team has gone back to Honiara to meet up with the USS Pearl Harbor and participate in the Guadalcanal Anniversary celebration. Regina (the family doc) and …

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Pacific Partnership 2013: Preparing for the Mission

By Lt. Cmdr. Lori Christensen, environmental health officer, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery The Papua New Guinea phase of the mission consists of our American Advanced Liaison (ADVON) team plus a Supervisor of Shipbuilding (SUPSHIP) contractor from Hong Kong, the Australian ADVON members, the HMAS Tobruk (Royal Australian Navy) and the JS Yamaguri (Japan).  Our first three days …

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Pacific Partnership 2013 Preventive Medicine

By Lt. Cmdr. Lori Christensen, environmental health officer, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery I will soon be embarking on what has the potential to be the most exciting three months of my Navy career to date.  Leaving the familiar behind, I will go to places I have only read about in history books. When I had the pleasure …

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