Who is NHRC?

Naval Health Research Center (NHRC) serves as a leading research and development laboratory for the Department of Defense (DoD). NHRC manages and executes expeditionary operational medical research, development and test and evaluation programs for the Naval Medical Research Command, Silver Spring, MD, Navy Medicine Support Command, Jacksonville, FL and the Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED). 

Our Research

Medical Modeling, Simulation & Mission Support

  • Navy/Marine Corps Combat Trauma Registry
  • Shipboard & Ground Casualty Projection Algorithms
  • Estimating Supplies Program (ESP)
  • Tactical Medical Logistics Tool (TML+)
  • ReSupply Validation Program (RSVP)

Warfighter Performance

  • Environmental Stress Studies
  • Physical Stress, Load and Impact
  • Physical Fitness and Weight Standards
  • Cognitive Neuroscience of Stress & Performance

Behavioral Sciences & Epidemiology

  • Behavioral Trends That Impact Readiness
  • Focused Intervention Strategies
  • Behavioral Needs Assessment Survey
  • PTSD/TBI Studies
  • Career-Span Health & Wellness Studies

Deployment Health Research

  • Millennium Cohort Study
  • Birth and Infant Health Registry
  • Recruit Assessment Program
  • Post-Vaccination Epidemiological Studies

Operational Infectious Diseases

  • Global Emerging Infections System (GEIS)
  • Surveillance of all DoD Training Sites
  • Adenovirus Vaccine Clinical Trial

HIV/AIDS Prevention Program

  • Military-to-Military Education & Awareness Strategies
  • President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)
  • DHAPP Assistance in Over 70 Countries