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NMCP Sheds Light on Back to School Wellness Exams

By Seaman Imani Daniels  |  8/6/2020

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (July 24, 2020) – With the summer season winding down and the reopening of schools during the COVID-19 pandemic varying between districts, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth (NMCP) would like to encourage parents to get their children annual back to school wellness checks performed as early as possible and not last minute.

NMCP Collects Convalescent Plasma to Combat COVID-19

By Seaman Ariana Torman  |  8/6/2020

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (August 3, 2020) – Naval Medical Center Portsmouth (NMCP) is collecting COVID Convalescent Plasma (CCP) in an effort to help patients who are sick with COVID-19 fight the virus.

NMRTC-CC names Sailors of the Quarter

By Dale Davis  |  8/6/2020

Navy Medicine Readiness and Training Command Corpus Christi recently announced its Sailors of the Quarter, for the 3rd Quarter, Fiscal Year 2020.

Naval Hospital Jacksonville oral surgeon selected as Navy Liaison to American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

By Yan Kennon  |  8/6/2020

Cmdr. Cecilia Brown, Naval Hospital Jacksonville’s director of dental services, was recently selected as the Navy Liaison to the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons’ (AAOMS) House of Delegates.

Navy Medicine Mobilizes New Platforms in the whole-of-nation fight against COVID-19

By André B. Sobocinski, BUMED Communications  |  8/5/2020

On July 20, 2020, Navy medical providers were mobilized to Texas as part of U.S. Northern Command’s pandemic response in support of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s request for Defense Support to Civil Authorities.

From Shoulder Boards to Shoulder Pads – Navy MSC Officer helps lead the way

By Douglas Stutz  |  8/4/2020

For Navy Lt. Mark Fisher, wearing a uniform as an immovable force against a determined foe was just part of growing up. He’s donning a decidedly different kind of uniform now - as part of Navy Medicine- helping to block the spread of COVID-19 as well as support operational readiness.

From Hospital Corps Chief to Medical Service Corps Admiral: The Story of Rear Admiral Mark Moritz

By Regena Kowitz  |  8/3/2020

It can be said that the Medical Service Corps (MSC), which celebrates its 73rd birthday this year, was born from the ranks of hospital corpsmen. Among the 251 plankowners who represented the very first MSC Officers, 71 percent were former corpsmen or hospital corps warrant officers.

NMCSD Intern Presents Study on Severe Maternal Morbidity

By Petty Officer 3rd Class Jacob L Greenberg  |  7/31/2020

SAN DIEGO –Lt. Shara Fuller, a first-year intern assigned to Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD), presented a series of civilian, research studies about severe maternal morbidity in African-American women to her colleagues July 31.

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