Public health is the science of protecting and improving the health of our personnel through promotion, research, prevention, detection and control.
The Navy Marine Corps Public Health Center (NMCPHC) helps improve the health and wellness of our Sailors, Marines, veterans, their families and countless others around the globe by providing expertise in industrial hygiene, health analysis, radiation health, health risk communication, health risk assessment and much more.
The functional experts at NMCPHC develop, manage and coordinate programs, advise policy makers, consult on health risk issues, monitor and analyze disease data.
Ensuring the health and readiness of Sailors and Marines, NMCPHC provides various health services directly to organizations within the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps.
- Laboratory services
- Vector-borne disease control
- Radiation health safety
- Operational public health support
No matter how small or large a community or region is, NMCPHC personnel deploy in direct support of operational forces and humanitarian missions world-wide providing the full range of public health services to the Department of Defense, allied forces, and other agencies.