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Navy Surgeon General Visits Naval Health Clinic Cherry Point

Eric Sesit | 06-Dec-2018


CHERRY POINT, N.C. (NNS) -- U.S. Navy Surgeon General and Chief, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Vice Adm. Forrest Faison visited Naval Health Clinic Cherry Point (NHCCP) on board Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, June 21.

Second Class of Corpsmen Completes Trauma Training in Chicago

Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class John Paul Kotara II, Navy Medicine Public Affairs | 06-Dec-2018


WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Fifteen hospital corpsmen completed the Navy Medicine's second iteration of trauma training June 1 in North Chicago.

Hospital Corpsmen Join Team Navy for 2018 DoD Warrior Games

Angela Ciancio, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Public Affairs | 06-Dec-2018


FALLS CHURCH, Va. (NNS) -- Six hospital corpsmen will join 300 athletes this year in representing Team Navy at the 2018 Department of Defense Warrior Games in Colorado Springs, June 1-9.

Navy Surgeon General Keynotes American Council for Technology and Industry Advisory Council Health Innovation Day

From U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Public Affairs | 06-Dec-2018


WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Navy Surgeon General and Chief, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, Vice Adm. Forrest Faison, served as a keynote speaker at the inaugural American Council for Technology and Industry Advisory Council (ACT-IAC) health innovation day, April 19.

Navy Medicine Establishes Policy for Long-Term Opioid Therapy Safety

From U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Public Affairs | 06-Dec-2018


FALLS CHURCH, Va. (NNS) -- U.S. Navy Deputy Surgeon General, Rear Adm. Terry J. Moulton, signed the Long-Term Opioid Therapy Safety Program instruction, establishing policies and training designed to ensure the safety of long-term opioid therapy patients, March 14.

Navy Medicine Draws from the Past to Outline the Future of Battlefield Medical Care

Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class John Paul Kotara II | 06-Dec-2018


QUANTICO, Va. (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps held the 21st Century Battlefield Medical Care Symposium, Feb. 14-15, at Marine Corps Base Quantico.

Navy Surgeon General Strengthens Navy Medicine's Ties with Brazil

Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class John Paul Kotara II | 06-Dec-2018


BRASILIA, Brazil (NNS) -- Vice Adm. Forrest Faison, Navy surgeon general and chief, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, met with senior officials and toured Brazilian Navy medical facilities during a visit to Brazil March 11-14.

Navy Medicine Global Health Team conducts trauma exchange in Vietnam

U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Public Affairs | 06-Dec-2018


HANOI, VIETNAM (NNS) -- A team of 13 Navy Medicine trauma members completed a medical exchange Aug. 10 at Vietnam Military Hospital 103. The 8-week program, called Integrated Trauma and Medical Readiness Exchange (ITMRE), is the first of its kind with Vietnam. U.S. Navy Medicine personnel worked side-by-side with Vietnam Military partners to provided medical care and share comprehensive trauma management techniques. This program is designed to enhance Navy medicine personnel’s ability to rapidly adapt to any environment, build resiliency, and learn the art of working with foreign partners.

Navy Medicine Stops in Sacramento for Navy Week

U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Public Affairs | 06-Dec-2018


SACRAMENTO, Calif. (NNS) -- Navy Medicine joined the Navy Community Outreach (NAVCO) team in events across Sacramento for Navy Week, July 19 - 20.