Tag Archives: research and development

Navy Medicine … Our Presence Matters

By Vice Adm. Matthew L. Nathan, U.S. Navy surgeon general and chief, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Earlier this month I wrapped up my first visit to our research facilities in Southeast Asia. I visited the U.S. Naval Medical Research Center-Asia (NMRC-Asia) in Singapore, the U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit No. 2 (NAMRU-2) in Phnom Penh and the …

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San Antonio Lab Technology Supports Navy Dentistry

Cmdr. David Leal, head, Biomaterial and Environmental Surveillance Team, Naval Medical Research Unit- San Antonio Our group, at Naval Medical Research Unit in San Antonio, conducts research, development, testing and evaluation of biomaterials used in medicine and dentistry. As the lead agent for mercury abatement in naval dental treatment facilities, we are responsible for the development and testing of systems …

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The Taming of the Elephant Shrew: A Look Back at Navy Medicine’s 1948 Expedition from Cairo to Cape Town

By Andre Sobocinski, historian, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery “He was the most agile talker to whom I ever had listened,” Admiral Lamont Pugh would later recall of his meeting 26-year old explorer-to-be named Wendell Phillips in August 1947.1 A former Superintendent of the Navy Medical School, Pugh was serving as the Deputy Chief of Bureau of Medicine …

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Navy Medicine Launches New Online Magazine

From U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Public Affairs The U S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED) launched an online version of its flagship publication, Navy Medicine Magazine Oct. 31. This new website marks the latest evolution of the publication, which has served as the window into the Navy Medicine community for more than 70 years. The …

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Hot Off the Press: Navy Medicine Magazine (Summer 2013)

By Paul Ross, deputy public affairs officer, editor, Navy Medicine magazine, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Public Affairs Navy Medicine is proud to present the 2013 summer issue of Navy Medicine Magazine. It features various articles and photos highlighting the great work being done by Navy Medicine around the world. The summer issue is full of compelling articles that …

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