Tag Archives: NMCPHC

Profiles in Medical Power – HMC Delita Shields

HMC (SW/FMF/AW) Delita Shields Surface Force Independent Duty Corpsman & Fleet Liaison for the Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center PEOPLE HMC Shields completed a 53 week course of intensive studies to train in advance patient care and medical administrative duties to function independently of a medical officer in various isolated ship and shore activities of the Navy and …

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The MRE – A Lesson in Performance Nutrition

By Jeannette Kennedy, MS, RD, senior food technologist, Combat Rations Team, Combat Feeding Directorate (CFD), Natick Soldier Research, Development & Engineering Center (NSRDEC); and Cmdr. Connie Scott, MSC, USN, DH, Health Promotion and Wellness, Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center, specialty leader, Navy Dietetics You eat them when you’re deployed or in training, and some people even claim to …

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Before You Take a Bite

By Anthony Carotenuto, Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center Whether we’re the guest or the host, many of our summertime activities are going to center around eating.  During these busy get-togethers, we often drop our guard when it comes to basic food safety. One thing is for certain – the last thing we needed in the family photo album is …

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The Great American Spit Out – Tips to Live By

By Dawn Whiting, Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center, Health Promotion and Wellness The thought of quitting smokeless tobacco forever might be overwhelming, but could you give it up for just 24 hours? Sign up to participate in the Great American Spit-Out (GASpO), taking place on Feb. 21st, 2013, and pledge to go tobacco-free for one day. The support …

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NMCPHC: You Serve. We Protect

From Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center (NMCPHC) Health Promotion and Wellness. The mission of the Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center (NMCPHC) Health Promotion and Wellness Department (HPW) is to provide innovative and evidence-based health promotion and wellness programs and services that facilitate readiness and resilience, prevent illness and injury, hasten recovery and promote lifelong healthy behaviors …

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