Tag Archives: Force Health Protection

Serving our Wounded, Ill and Injured

By Cmdr. Amy Drayton, RN, MPH, MSN, director of Population Health, Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center Sailors and Marines who answer the call of duty to protect our nation’s freedom often risk illness and injury during their service, sometimes returning from war with complicated burdens of physical and psychological injuries. We, at the Navy and Marine Corps Public …

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Navy Medicine Units Reflect on Receiving Awards

By Chief Hospital Corpsman Carlos Romero, Naval Medical Center San Diego and Cmdr. Sean Barbabella, department head, Emergency Medicine Department, Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune/ 2D Marine Division (Forward) surgeon, Afghanistan; interview by Joshua Wick, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Public Affairs Editor’s note: Several Navy Medicine personnel, medical treatment facilities (MTFs), units and programs were recognized this year by the …

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Immunizations Awareness Month: Naval Hospital Beaufort

By Lt. Cmdr Shawn Garcia, MD, MPH, Naval Hospital Beaufort With August being Immunizations Awareness Month, I thought it would be a good time to highlight the many achievements not only of modern medicine, but also of Navy Medicine and specifically Naval Hospital Beaufort in fighting infectious disease.  The U.S. military has long been a leader in the prevention of …

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