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First-ever symposium brings together military and civilian medical experts
Date:6/22/2008

Rockville, MD The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine (HJF) and the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) are holding the first-ever USU-HJF Symposiuma meeting for leading military researchers and clinicians to discuss current and future advances in military medical research.

WHAT: USU-HJF Symposium

Experts in their respective research areas will discuss some of the groundbreaking work being undertaken within the DoD medical community to address prevalent health issues facing U.S. service members. Panels will address: trauma/combat casualty care; poasttraumatic stress disorder/traumatic brain injury; infectious diseases; and cancer.

WHO: Panel moderators and participants include:

COL Chester "Trip" Buckenmaier, M.D., Regional Anesthesia at Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Robert J. Ursano, M.D., Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress
COL Nelson Michael, M.D., Ph.D., U.S. Military HIV Research Program
COL George Peoples, M.D., Surgical Oncology at Brooke Army Medical Center
Lee Helman, M.D., National Cancer Institute
H. Clifford Lane, M.D., National Institutes of Health

Keynote address by Kimberly Dozier, CBS News Correspondent and traumatic brain injury survivor

WHEN: Monday, June 30, 2008
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

WHERE: Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center
5701 Marinelli Road
Bethesda, MD 20852


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Contact: Kelly Huegel
khuegel@hjf.org
301-294-7283
Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine
Source:Eurekalert

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