The Uniformed ServicesThe Uniformed Services
UniversityUniversity
of the Health Sciences:of the Health Sciences:
A Unique ...
Uniformed Services University
of the Health Sciences
Uniformed Services UniversityUniformed Services University
of the Hea...
USU is a joint service institution:
Army, Navy, Air Force and U.S. Public Health Service
• F. Edward Hébert School of Medi...
History of USUHistory of USUHistory of USU
• USU was chartered in 1972 by an act of
Congress, as envisioned by Congressman...
F. Edward Hébert School of MedicineF. EdwardF. Edward HHéébertbert School of MedicineSchool of Medicine
• Average entry ag...
Medical students come to USU with widely diverse backgrounds:Medical students come to USU with widely diverse backgrounds:...
Includes:
•Combat field resuscitation
(cognitive)
•Blast injury
•High velocity GSW injury
•Field exercises
Operations Kerk...
• Global infectious disease
• WMD/Disaster and
humanitarian assistance
• Medical ethics in war
• Preventive Medicine
• Avi...
Unique aspects of Preventive Medicine curriculum:
In addition to the epidemiology and biostatistics that are
taught in mos...
Graduate Education Programs in the Biomedical SciencesGraduate Education Programs in the Biomedical SciencesGraduate Educa...
Master of Public Health
Master of Science in Public Health
Master of Tropical Medicine &
Hygiene
Master of Military Medica...
• Master of Healthcare Administration and Policy
- Focused on political and economic dimensions of health policy
- Focused...
Graduate School of NursingGraduate School of NursingGraduate School of Nursing
• Established by Congress in 1993,
the Grad...
GSN Unique ContributionsGSN Unique ContributionsGSN Unique Contributions
• Nurse Anesthesia program – Rated among the top ...
College of Post-Graduate
Dental Studies
• USAF Comprehensive Dentistry
Residency Program
• Navy Post-graduate Dental Schoo...
• As of May 2010, USU has awarded more than 4,500 medical degrees,
1,100 masters and doctoral degrees in the biomedical sc...
Research and ConsultationResearch and Consultation
Armed Forces RadiobiologyArmed Forces Radiobiology
Research InstituteResearch Institute
•• Established 1960Established 196...
Graduate Education Programs in the Biomedical SciencesGraduate Education Programs in the Biomedical SciencesGraduate Educa...
Center for Disaster and
Humanitarian Assistance Medicine
Center for Disaster andCenter for Disaster and
Humanitarian Assis...
Recent ExperienceRecent Experience
• Hurricane Katrina
• Banda Aceh, Indonesia
• Afghanistan and Iraq
• Pakistan
• Haiti
•...
Center for Neuroscience
and Regenerative Medicine
Center for NeuroscienceCenter for Neuroscience
and Regenerative Medicine...
Center for the Study of Traumatic StressCenter for the Study of Traumatic Stress
•• Research, education, consultation and ...
Center for Deployment PsychologyCenter for Deployment Psychology
•• TrainingTraining
•• SupportSupport
•• ProgramsPrograms...
Infectious Diseases Clinical Research Program (IDCRP)Infectious Diseases Clinical Research Program (IDCRP)
Interagency Agr...
IDCRP Clinical Research NetworkIDCRP Clinical Research Network
Tripler Army
Medical
Center,
Honolulu, HI
Naval Medical
Cen...
IDCRP Project CollaborationsIDCRP Project Collaborations
DoDDoD GEISGEIS –– Global Emerging Infections Surveillance System...
Lessons LearnedLessons Learned
“My education at USU came back in a flash
when I was placed in an environment where
the cul...
The Military/PHS ConnectionThe Military/PHS Connection
• Military assets
• Rapid deployability
• Logistics
• Communication...
Walter ReedWalter Reed
NationalNational
Military Medical CenterMilitary Medical Center
““The prototype 21The prototype 21stst century academic medical center.century academic medical center.””
-- Harvey Finebe...
Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Building #2 RenewalBuilding #2 Renewal
•• Heaton Pavilion (Building 2): 1.3 million square foot hospital cHeaton Pavilion ...
National Naval Medical Center
15 September 201115 September 2011……
USU AlumniUSU Alumni
USU Alumni Selected for Flag RankUSU Alumni Selected for Flag Rank
USU Alumni in ActionUSU Alumni in Action
• Lisa Peterson
• U.S. Navy Lieutenant and flight surgeon
• Banda Aceh Tsunami re...
USU Alumni in ActionUSU Alumni in Action
• Various grads supported:
• U.S.S. Comfort, Bataan and Iwo Jima during
Hurricane...
USU AlumniUSU Alumni
USU Alumni have become integral to operational medicineUSU Alumni have become integral to operational medicine
and have pl...
The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences- A Unique Resource- Rice
The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences- A Unique Resource- Rice
The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences- A Unique Resource- Rice
The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences- A Unique Resource- Rice
The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences- A Unique Resource- Rice
The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences- A Unique Resource- Rice
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  1. 1. The Uniformed ServicesThe Uniformed Services UniversityUniversity of the Health Sciences:of the Health Sciences: A Unique ResourceA Unique Resource AMMA/Joint Health Command SymposiumAMMA/Joint Health Command Symposium CanberraCanberra 30 October 201030 October 2010
  2. 2. Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences Uniformed Services UniversityUniformed Services University of the Health Sciencesof the Health Sciences
  3. 3. USU is a joint service institution: Army, Navy, Air Force and U.S. Public Health Service • F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine • Undergraduate – M.D. • Graduate programs in the biomedical sciences • Graduate medical education (within NCA) • Graduate School of Nursing • Advanced practice degrees (M.S.N) • Doctoral degree (Ph.D.) • Postgraduate Dental College Master of Science degrees (M.S.) • Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute • U.S. Military Cancer Institute • Continuing Health Education Programs USU is a joint service institution:USU is a joint service institution: Army, Navy, Air Force and U.S. Public Health ServiceArmy, Navy, Air Force and U.S. Public Health Service •• F. EdwardF. Edward HHéébertbert School of MedicineSchool of Medicine •• UndergraduateUndergraduate –– M.D.M.D. •• Graduate programs in the biomedical sciencesGraduate programs in the biomedical sciences •• Graduate medical education (within NCA)Graduate medical education (within NCA) •• Graduate School of NursingGraduate School of Nursing •• Advanced practice degrees (M.S.N)Advanced practice degrees (M.S.N) •• Doctoral degree (Ph.D.)Doctoral degree (Ph.D.) •• Postgraduate Dental CollegePostgraduate Dental College Master of Science degrees (M.S.)Master of Science degrees (M.S.) •• Armed Forces Radiobiology Research InstituteArmed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute •• U.S. Military Cancer InstituteU.S. Military Cancer Institute •• Continuing Health Education ProgramsContinuing Health Education Programs
  4. 4. History of USUHistory of USUHistory of USU • USU was chartered in 1972 by an act of Congress, as envisioned by Congressman F. Edward Hébert (D-LA) • The medical school opened in 1976; the Graduate School of Nursing was added in 1993. The Postgraduate Dental College was added in 2010 • USU is the nation’s military and public health services academy, with the mission that includes the accession of fully qualified officers into the medical, dental,nursing and medical service corps of the uniformed services • Officers provide much of the senior leadership of the uniformed services health activities •• USU was chartered in 1972 by an act ofUSU was chartered in 1972 by an act of Congress, as envisioned by Congressman F.Congress, as envisioned by Congressman F. EdwardEdward HHéébertbert (D(D--LA)LA) •• The medical school opened in 1976; theThe medical school opened in 1976; the Graduate School of Nursing was added inGraduate School of Nursing was added in 1993. The Postgraduate Dental College was1993. The Postgraduate Dental College was added in 2010added in 2010 •• USU is the nationUSU is the nation’’s military and publics military and public health services academy, with the missionhealth services academy, with the mission that includes the accession of fully qualifiedthat includes the accession of fully qualified officers into the medical,officers into the medical, dental,nursingdental,nursing and medical service corps of the uniformedand medical service corps of the uniformed servicesservices •• Officers provide much of the seniorOfficers provide much of the senior leadership of the uniformed services healthleadership of the uniformed services health activitiesactivities
  5. 5. F. Edward Hébert School of MedicineF. EdwardF. Edward HHéébertbert School of MedicineSchool of Medicine • Average entry age is 24-25 • 3:1 male to female ratio • 165-180 students per class • Nearly 50% prior service • Rank: O-1 • Military unique curriculum • Army - 37% • Navy - 30% • Air Force - 30% • Public Health Service - 3% •• Average entry age is 24Average entry age is 24--2525 •• 3:1 male to female ratio3:1 male to female ratio •• 165165--180 students per class180 students per class •• Nearly 50% prior serviceNearly 50% prior service •• Rank: ORank: O--11 •• Military unique curriculumMilitary unique curriculum •• ArmyArmy -- 37%37% •• NavyNavy -- 30%30% •• Air ForceAir Force -- 30%30% •• Public Health ServicePublic Health Service -- 3%3%
  6. 6. Medical students come to USU with widely diverse backgrounds:Medical students come to USU with widely diverse backgrounds: •• From undergraduate university, no priorFrom undergraduate university, no prior military affiliationmilitary affiliation •• ROTCROTC •• Service AcademiesService Academies •• Prior service enlistedPrior service enlisted •• Prior service officerPrior service officer •• Medic/corpsman, submariner, MP,Medic/corpsman, submariner, MP, musician, aviator, secondmusician, aviator, second--generation USU students, etc.generation USU students, etc.
  7. 7. Includes: •Combat field resuscitation (cognitive) •Blast injury •High velocity GSW injury •Field exercises Operations Kerkesner/ Bushmaster (practical labs) Includes:Includes: ••Combat field resuscitationCombat field resuscitation (cognitive)(cognitive) ••Blast injuryBlast injury ••High velocity GSW injuryHigh velocity GSW injury ••Field exercisesField exercises OperationsOperations KerkesnerKerkesner// BushmasterBushmaster (practical labs)(practical labs) Military Unique CurriculumMilitary Unique CurriculumMilitary Unique Curriculum
  8. 8. • Global infectious disease • WMD/Disaster and humanitarian assistance • Medical ethics in war • Preventive Medicine • Aviation/aerospace medicine • Hypo-/Hyperbaric medicine •• Global infectious diseaseGlobal infectious disease •• WMD/Disaster andWMD/Disaster and humanitarian assistancehumanitarian assistance •• Medical ethics in warMedical ethics in war •• Preventive MedicinePreventive Medicine •• Aviation/aerospaceAviation/aerospace medicinemedicine •• HypoHypo--/Hyperbaric/Hyperbaric medicinemedicine
  9. 9. Unique aspects of Preventive Medicine curriculum: In addition to the epidemiology and biostatistics that are taught in most schools, USU provides: • Preventive services delivery in medical care setting – including oral health • Extensive 2nd year course in parasitology that includes laboratory diagnosis of parasitic diseases • 3rd-4th year intersession course on health services • Introduction to operational field preventive medicine is included in Kerkesner by Department of Military and Emergency Medicine • 4th year electives in tropical medicine, during which students have structured learning experiences at overseas sites in Africa, South America, or Southeast Asia. Unique aspects of Preventive Medicine curriculum:Unique aspects of Preventive Medicine curriculum: In addition to the epidemiology and biostatistics that areIn addition to the epidemiology and biostatistics that are taught in most schools, USU provides:taught in most schools, USU provides: •• Preventive services delivery in medical care settingPreventive services delivery in medical care setting –– including oral healthincluding oral health •• Extensive 2Extensive 2ndnd year course inyear course in parasitologyparasitology that includes laboratory diagnosisthat includes laboratory diagnosis of parasitic diseasesof parasitic diseases •• 3rd3rd--4th year intersession course on health services4th year intersession course on health services •• Introduction to operational field preventive medicine is inIntroduction to operational field preventive medicine is includedcluded inin KerkesnerKerkesner by Department of Military and Emergency Medicineby Department of Military and Emergency Medicine •• 4th year electives in tropical medicine, during which stude4th year electives in tropical medicine, during which studentsnts have structured learning experiences at overseas sites inhave structured learning experiences at overseas sites in Africa,Africa, South America, or Southeast Asia.South America, or Southeast Asia.
  10. 10. Graduate Education Programs in the Biomedical SciencesGraduate Education Programs in the Biomedical SciencesGraduate Education Programs in the Biomedical Sciences Research Degree Programs: Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Programs •Emerging Infectious Diseases •Molecular and Cell Biology •Neuroscience Department-based Ph.D. Programs •Clinical and Medical Psychology •Environmental Health Sciences •Medical Zoology Doctor of Public Health Physician Scientist (MD-Ph.D.) Research Degree Programs:Research Degree Programs: Interdisciplinary Ph.D. ProgramsInterdisciplinary Ph.D. Programs ••Emerging Infectious DiseasesEmerging Infectious Diseases ••Molecular and Cell BiologyMolecular and Cell Biology ••NeuroscienceNeuroscience DepartmentDepartment--based Ph.D. Programsbased Ph.D. Programs ••Clinical and Medical PsychologyClinical and Medical Psychology ••Environmental Health SciencesEnvironmental Health Sciences ••Medical ZoologyMedical Zoology Doctor of Public HealthDoctor of Public Health Physician Scientist (MDPhysician Scientist (MD--Ph.DPh.D.).)
  11. 11. Master of Public Health Master of Science in Public Health Master of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene Master of Military Medical History Master of Healthcare Administration and Policy Master of Public HealthMaster of Public Health Master of Science in Public HealthMaster of Science in Public Health Master of Tropical Medicine &Master of Tropical Medicine & HygieneHygiene Master of Military Medical HistoryMaster of Military Medical History Master of HealthcareMaster of Healthcare Administration and PolicyAdministration and Policy Federal Civilian and Career Officer programs:Federal Civilian and Career Officer programs:Federal Civilian and Career Officer programs:
  12. 12. • Master of Healthcare Administration and Policy - Focused on political and economic dimensions of health policy - Focused on issues involving cost, quality and access in the administration of healthcare services - One year didactic; one year practical experience - DoD Military Health System - Veterans Administration headquarters - Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality - National Institutes of Health - TRICARE Management Activity - USAID/U.S. State Department - Logistics Management Institute - Defense Health Board •• Master of Healthcare Administration and PolicyMaster of Healthcare Administration and Policy -- Focused on political and economic dimensions of health policyFocused on political and economic dimensions of health policy -- Focused on issues involving cost, quality and access in theFocused on issues involving cost, quality and access in the administration of healthcare servicesadministration of healthcare services -- One year didactic; one year practical experienceOne year didactic; one year practical experience -- DoDDoD Military Health SystemMilitary Health System -- Veterans Administration headquartersVeterans Administration headquarters -- Agency for Healthcare Research and QualityAgency for Healthcare Research and Quality -- National Institutes of HealthNational Institutes of Health -- TRICARE Management ActivityTRICARE Management Activity -- USAID/U.S. State DepartmentUSAID/U.S. State Department -- Logistics Management InstituteLogistics Management Institute -- Defense Health BoardDefense Health Board
  13. 13. Graduate School of NursingGraduate School of NursingGraduate School of Nursing • Established by Congress in 1993, the Graduate School of Nursing’s mission is to educate advanced practice nurses • Uniformed service members; Average Rank: O-3 • Federal service civilians enrolled in Ph.D. program •• Established by Congress in 1993,Established by Congress in 1993, the Graduate School of Nursingthe Graduate School of Nursing’’ss mission is to educate advancedmission is to educate advanced practice nursespractice nurses •• Uniformed service members;Uniformed service members; Average Rank: OAverage Rank: O--33 •• Federal service civilians enrolled inFederal service civilians enrolled in Ph.D. programPh.D. program
  14. 14. GSN Unique ContributionsGSN Unique ContributionsGSN Unique Contributions • Nurse Anesthesia program – Rated among the top 5 in the country by U.S. News & World Report • Family Nurse Practitioner program • Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program • Perioperative Clinical Nurse Specialist program • Ph.D. in Nursing Science program •• Nurse Anesthesia programNurse Anesthesia program –– Rated among the top 5 in the countryRated among the top 5 in the country byby U.S. News & World ReportU.S. News & World Report •• Family Nurse Practitioner programFamily Nurse Practitioner program •• Psychiatric Mental Health NursePsychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner programPractitioner program •• PerioperativePerioperative Clinical Nurse SpecialistClinical Nurse Specialist programprogram •• Ph.D. in Nursing Science programPh.D. in Nursing Science program
  15. 15. College of Post-Graduate Dental Studies • USAF Comprehensive Dentistry Residency Program • Navy Post-graduate Dental School • Army: under review • Master of Science in Oral Health
  16. 16. • As of May 2010, USU has awarded more than 4,500 medical degrees, 1,100 masters and doctoral degrees in the biomedical sciences, and 470 nursing science degrees •• As of May 2010, USU has awarded more thanAs of May 2010, USU has awarded more than 4,5004,500 medical degrees,medical degrees, 1,1001,100 masters and doctoral degrees in the biomedical sciences, andmasters and doctoral degrees in the biomedical sciences, and 470470 nursing science degreesnursing science degrees
  17. 17. Research and ConsultationResearch and Consultation
  18. 18. Armed Forces RadiobiologyArmed Forces Radiobiology Research InstituteResearch Institute •• Established 1960Established 1960 •• Mission: provide expertise andMission: provide expertise and operational support in a radiation oroperational support in a radiation or nuclear eventnuclear event •• Research program: develop effective andResearch program: develop effective and safe countermeasuressafe countermeasures •• TRIGA, CobaltTRIGA, Cobalt6060 , LINAC, LINAC •• Became part of USU in 2004Became part of USU in 2004
  19. 19. Graduate Education Programs in the Biomedical SciencesGraduate Education Programs in the Biomedical SciencesGraduate Education Programs in the Biomedical Sciences Research Degree Programs: Interdisciplinary PhD Programs •Emerging Infectious Diseases •Molecular and Cell Biology •Neuroscience Department-based PhD Programs •Clinical and Medical Psychology •Environmental Health Sciences •Medical Zoology Doctor of Public Health Physician Scientist (MD-PhD) Post-doctoral Fellowships Research Degree Programs:Research Degree Programs: Interdisciplinary PhD Programs •Emerging Infectious Diseases •Molecular and Cell Biology •Neuroscience Department-based PhD Programs •Clinical and Medical Psychology •Environmental Health Sciences •Medical Zoology Doctor of Public Health Physician Scientist (MD-PhD) Post-doctoral Fellowships
  20. 20. Center for Disaster and Humanitarian Assistance Medicine Center for Disaster andCenter for Disaster and Humanitarian Assistance MedicineHumanitarian Assistance Medicine A USU-based center under Department of Military and Emergency Medicine. Mission : to advance the understanding and delivery of disaster medical care and humanitarian assistance worldwide. Uniquely positioned academic center actively developing relationships between governmental agencies, non- governmental agencies, and private volunteer organizations to improve relief efforts. A USUA USU--based center under Department ofbased center under Department of Military and Emergency Medicine.Military and Emergency Medicine. Mission : to advance the understandingMission : to advance the understanding and delivery of disaster medical care andand delivery of disaster medical care and humanitarian assistance worldwide.humanitarian assistance worldwide. Uniquely positioned academic centerUniquely positioned academic center actively developing relationships betweenactively developing relationships between governmental agencies, nongovernmental agencies, non-- governmental agencies, and privategovernmental agencies, and private volunteer organizations to improve reliefvolunteer organizations to improve relief efforts.efforts.
  21. 21. Recent ExperienceRecent Experience • Hurricane Katrina • Banda Aceh, Indonesia • Afghanistan and Iraq • Pakistan • Haiti • Hurricane Katrina • Banda Aceh, Indonesia • Afghanistan and Iraq • Pakistan • Haiti
  22. 22. Center for Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine Center for NeuroscienceCenter for Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicineand Regenerative Medicine Congress directed CNRM to study combat casualties cared for at WRAMC and NNMC using advanced neuroimaging technology at the NIH Clinical Center Congress directed CNRM to study combat casualtiesCongress directed CNRM to study combat casualties cared for at WRAMC and NNMC using advancedcared for at WRAMC and NNMC using advanced neuroimagingneuroimaging technology at the NIH Clinical Centertechnology at the NIH Clinical Center Unprecedented collaboration among USU, NIH (particularly NIMH, NINDS), WRAMC, and other federal agencies Focused on TBI and PTS: Identifying pathophysiology Developing models Understanding plasticity Exploring regenerative approaches Enhancing rehabilitation Unprecedented collaboration among USU,Unprecedented collaboration among USU, NIH (particularly NIMH, NINDS), WRAMC,NIH (particularly NIMH, NINDS), WRAMC, and other federal agenciesand other federal agencies Focused on TBI and PTS:Focused on TBI and PTS: IdentifyingIdentifying pathophysiologypathophysiology Developing modelsDeveloping models Understanding plasticityUnderstanding plasticity Exploring regenerative approachesExploring regenerative approaches Enhancing rehabilitationEnhancing rehabilitation
  23. 23. Center for the Study of Traumatic StressCenter for the Study of Traumatic Stress •• Research, education, consultation and trainingResearch, education, consultation and training •• Preparing for/responding to thePreparing for/responding to the psychological effects and healthpsychological effects and health consequences of traumatic eventsconsequences of traumatic events •• Natural disasters (hurricanes, floodsNatural disasters (hurricanes, floods and tsunami)and tsunami) •• HumanHuman--made disasters (motor vehiclemade disasters (motor vehicle and plane crashes, war, terrorism andand plane crashes, war, terrorism and bioterrorism)bioterrorism) •• Studies of genetic vulnerability to stress,Studies of genetic vulnerability to stress, individual and community responses toindividual and community responses to terrorismterrorism •• Policy recommendations to help our nation andPolicy recommendations to help our nation and its military and civilian populationsits military and civilian populations
  24. 24. Center for Deployment PsychologyCenter for Deployment Psychology •• TrainingTraining •• SupportSupport •• ProgramsPrograms •• ProgressProgress
  25. 25. Infectious Diseases Clinical Research Program (IDCRP)Infectious Diseases Clinical Research Program (IDCRP) Interagency Agreement in 2006Interagency Agreement in 2006 National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID)/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID)/ Uniformed Services UniversityUniformed Services University Objectives:Objectives: Establish and support aEstablish and support a DoDDoD infectious disease clinical research networkinfectious disease clinical research network Develop a portfolio of protocols focused on militarily relevantDevelop a portfolio of protocols focused on militarily relevant infectiousinfectious disease problemsdisease problems Research program synergized with:Research program synergized with: otherother DoDDoD clinical and research partnersclinical and research partners the civilian research community including federal partners,the civilian research community including federal partners, academia and industry.academia and industry. Establish a network Infectious Disease IRB (Institutional ReviewEstablish a network Infectious Disease IRB (Institutional Review Board) thatBoard) that streamlines the approval process for multicenter projectsstreamlines the approval process for multicenter projects One IRB review and one Headquarters reviewOne IRB review and one Headquarters review Two years in the makingTwo years in the making –– first meeting in June 08first meeting in June 08
  26. 26. IDCRP Clinical Research NetworkIDCRP Clinical Research Network Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, HI Naval Medical Center & Naval Health Research Center San Diego, CA Data Analysis Center University of Minnesota IDCRP headquarters at USU, National Naval Medical Center, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Naval Medical Research Center, Military HIV Research Program Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, VA Eisenhower Army Medical Center Ft. Gordon, GA Naval Medical Research Center Detachment Lima, Peru U.S. Army Medical Research Unit Nairobi, Kenya Naval Medical Research Unit 2 Jakarta, Indonesia Naval Medical Research Unit 3 Cairo, Egypt Landstuhl Regional Medical Center Germany WHMC/SAMMC BAMC/SAMMC USAISR UAFSAM San Antonio, TX
  27. 27. IDCRP Project CollaborationsIDCRP Project Collaborations DoDDoD GEISGEIS –– Global Emerging Infections Surveillance SystemGlobal Emerging Infections Surveillance System WRAIRWRAIR –– Walter Reed Army Institute of ResearchWalter Reed Army Institute of Research NMRCNMRC –– Naval Medical Research CenterNaval Medical Research Center VRCVRC –– Vaccine Research Center of NIAIDVaccine Research Center of NIAID DoDDoD Overseas Medical Research LabsOverseas Medical Research Labs USAMRIIDUSAMRIID –– US Army Medical Research Institute for Infectious DiseasesUS Army Medical Research Institute for Infectious Diseases NHRCNHRC –– Naval Health Research CenterNaval Health Research Center USAFSAMUSAFSAM –– US Air Force School of Aerospace MedicineUS Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine CDCCDC -- Centers for Disease Control and PreventionCenters for Disease Control and Prevention UT Health Science Center San AntonioUT Health Science Center San Antonio INSIGHTINSIGHT -- International Network for Strategic Initiatives in Global HIV TInternational Network for Strategic Initiatives in Global HIV Trialsrials CHAVICHAVI –– Center for HIV/AIDS Vaccine Immunology at Duke UniversityCenter for HIV/AIDS Vaccine Immunology at Duke University KEMRIKEMRI –– Kenya Medical Research InstituteKenya Medical Research Institute KerichoKericho, Kenya, Kenya MakerereMakerere University, Kampala, UgandaUniversity, Kampala, Uganda NabiNabi PharmaceuticalsPharmaceuticals
  28. 28. Lessons LearnedLessons Learned “My education at USU came back in a flash when I was placed in an environment where the culture and environment were not optimal.” Captain David Lane USU Alum “My education at USU came back in a flash when I was placed in an environment where the culture and environment were not optimal.” Captain David Lane USU Alum
  29. 29. The Military/PHS ConnectionThe Military/PHS Connection • Military assets • Rapid deployability • Logistics • Communications • Security • Heavy lift • Engineering capability • PHS assets • Public health, population health focus • Interaction with civilian authorities • Sustainability • Military assets • Rapid deployability • Logistics • Communications • Security • Heavy lift • Engineering capability • PHS assets • Public health, population health focus • Interaction with civilian authorities • Sustainability
  30. 30. Walter ReedWalter Reed NationalNational Military Medical CenterMilitary Medical Center
  31. 31. ““The prototype 21The prototype 21stst century academic medical center.century academic medical center.”” -- Harvey Fineberg, M.D., Ph.D.Harvey Fineberg, M.D., Ph.D. President, Institute of MePresident, Institute of Medicinedicine
  32. 32. Walter Reed Army Medical Center
  33. 33. Building #2 RenewalBuilding #2 Renewal •• Heaton Pavilion (Building 2): 1.3 million square foot hospital cHeaton Pavilion (Building 2): 1.3 million square foot hospital completedompleted in 1977 (2.4 million square feet including interstitial floors)in 1977 (2.4 million square feet including interstitial floors) •• Facility is over 30 years oldFacility is over 30 years old •• Cost of hospital renovation/renewal estimated at $550M (2002)Cost of hospital renovation/renewal estimated at $550M (2002) •• Renewal/Renovation would require 12Renewal/Renovation would require 12--15 years to execute construction15 years to execute construction while maintaining operability of hospitalwhile maintaining operability of hospital •• Periodic disruptions to service throughout project lifecycle asPeriodic disruptions to service throughout project lifecycle as medicalmedical functions rotate through transitional locations required to vacafunctions rotate through transitional locations required to vacate spacete space during phased constructionduring phased construction
  34. 34. National Naval Medical Center
  35. 35. 15 September 201115 September 2011……
  36. 36. USU AlumniUSU Alumni
  37. 37. USU Alumni Selected for Flag RankUSU Alumni Selected for Flag Rank
  38. 38. USU Alumni in ActionUSU Alumni in Action • Lisa Peterson • U.S. Navy Lieutenant and flight surgeon • Banda Aceh Tsunami response on aircraft carrier U.S.S. Abraham Lincoln • Provided anti-malarial treatment and other preventive measures, along with emergent services • Carrier and crew took on unaccustomed roles, including water desalination, repair of facilities for health care and water purification, and support of other relief operations • Lisa Peterson • U.S. Navy Lieutenant and flight surgeon • Banda Aceh Tsunami response on aircraft carrier U.S.S. Abraham Lincoln • Provided anti-malarial treatment and other preventive measures, along with emergent services • Carrier and crew took on unaccustomed roles, including water desalination, repair of facilities for health care and water purification, and support of other relief operations
  39. 39. USU Alumni in ActionUSU Alumni in Action • Various grads supported: • U.S.S. Comfort, Bataan and Iwo Jima during Hurricane Katrina response efforts in Mississippi and Louisiana • On-ground and air rescue support following earthquakes in Pakistan and Central Java • Various grads supported: • U.S.S. Comfort, Bataan and Iwo Jima during Hurricane Katrina response efforts in Mississippi and Louisiana • On-ground and air rescue support following earthquakes in Pakistan and Central Java
  40. 40. USU AlumniUSU Alumni
  41. 41. USU Alumni have become integral to operational medicineUSU Alumni have become integral to operational medicine and have played significant roles across the federal healthand have played significant roles across the federal health system since the first class graduated in 1980system since the first class graduated in 1980

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