Tag Archives: Navy Medicine research

A Look Inside: Navy Medicine’s West Coast Research Lab, Naval Health Research Center

In June, 1959, the U.S. Navy’s Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED) established the Navy Medical Neuropsychiatric Research Unit. In September 1974, the unit’s name changed to the Naval Health Research Center (NHRC). Today, NHRC’s mission is to optimize operational readiness and warfighter health by informing DoD policy through research. Located aboard Naval Base Point Loma, NHRC is the Department …

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Hot off the Press: Navy Medicine Magazine (Spring 2013)

From U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Public Affairs Navy Medicine is proud to present the 2013 spring issue of Navy Medicine Magazine. It features various articles and photos highlighting the great work being done by Navy Medicine around the world. The spring issue marks the 70th anniversary of the Navy Medicine magazine and is full of compelling articles …

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Navy Medicine Supports Military Medical Technology Month

By Vice Adm. Matthew L. Nathan, U.S. Navy Surgeon General After a decade of war, we have seen military medical technology advance by leaps and bounds. I am always impressed with the progress we have made in the realms of clinical informatics, prosthetics, and modeling and simulation. It is truly remarkable how far we have come.  We are performing at …

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