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Profiles in Medical Power – LCDR Vikas Shrivastava

LCDR Vikas Shrivastava, MC, USN USS Bataan (LHD 5) Senior Medical Officer PEOPLE LCDR Shrivastava received his commission through the NROTC program at the University of Pennsylvania and subsequently attended Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine through the Health Professions Scholarship Program.  He completed a transitional internship at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth and served as General Medical Officer aboard USS …

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Profiles in Medical Power – CDR Rebecca Welch

CDR Rebecca Welch Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center Preventive Medicine Officer PEOPLE CDR Welch completed medical school at Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery in 2005, earning a Doctor of Osteopathy degree. Following an operational tour in Okinawa, Japan, she attended the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (Preventive Medicine residency, Master of Public …

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Comfort Deployment 2019: From a Surgical Doctor’s Perspective

By: LCDR Steven Bradley, MD, USN LCDR Steven Bradley is a staff anesthesiologist stationed at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth U.S. Navy Lt. Cmdr. Steven Bradley, an anesthesiologist aboard the hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20), preps a man with a broken ankle before going into surgery off the coast of Kingston, Jamaica Oct. 28, 2019. Comfort is working with health …

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A Message from the Navy Surgeon General: Celebrating 148 years of the Medical Corps

It is my privilege and honor to congratulate our Navy Medical Corps on behalf of our entire Navy Medicine family, as they celebrate 148 years of service to our nation. Steadfast and reliable in service for years before its formal establishment on March 3, 1871, the Medical Corps is comprised entirely of physicians who have dedicated their lives to medicine …

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A Message from the Navy Surgeon General: Celebrating 147 years of the Medical Corps

It is my privilege and honor to congratulate our Navy Medical Corps on behalf of our entire Navy Medicine family, as they celebrate 147 years of service to our Nation, our Navy and Marine Corps team, and their families. Since our Nation’s founding, and well before the formal establishment of the Navy Medical Corps on March 3, 1871, Navy physicians …

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