Tag Archives: Global Health Engagement

2019 Brazilian Riverine Mission

By: LCDR John Roman, MC (FMF), USN LCDR Roman is a Staff Dermatologist at Navy Medical Center Portsmouth I had been on bilateral exercises before – missions with the Korean and Indonesian Marine Corps, respectively, and spent time with the Thai Medical System. Lessons learned from these experiences emphasized the importance of building rapport with our partners and attentively working …

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A surgical point of view: Global Health Engagement during Pacific Partnership 2018

By Cmdr. Katharina Pellegrin Editor’s note: Cmdr. Katharina Pellegrin is a Hand/Microvascular, Burn and Trauma Surgeon stationed at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, and currently aboard hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) for Pacific Partnership 2018 (PP18). She has deployed twice (Fallujah, Iraq 2006/07; Afghanistan 2011/12) where she garnered extensive wartime trauma experience. USNS Mercy departed from San Diego in February …

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Global Health Engagement: A perspective on building & strengthening relationships

By Lt. Cmdr. Michael Prouty, Naval Medical Research Center A growing focus within Navy Medicine is Global Health Engagement (GHE).  GHE activities are opportunities for our medical personnel to engage with partner nations to strengthen medical capacity, achieve interoperability, exchange information and build relationships. I saw the value of Global Health Engagement firsthand while stationed at the Naval Medical Research …

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Navy Medicine Engages in Global Health: Leveraging its People, Organization and Capabilities

By Capt. Glendon Diehl, director, Navy Global Health Engagement Hello everyone, December is DoD Global Health Engagement (GHE) month. Your Navy Medicine team celebrated GHE month by participating in a panel forum with our GHE counterparts from the Air Force and the Army.  It was a lively discussion that lasted thirty minutes longer than anticipated and filled a lecture hall at …

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Newsletter for Navy and Marine Corps Medicine

By Valerie A. Kremer, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Public Affairs Navy Medicine is proud to present the August 2013 issue of the Navy and Marine Corps Medical News newsletter. It features various articles and photos highlighting the great work being done across the Navy Medicine enterprise around the world. This month highlights Immunization Awareness month.  Click here to …

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