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Military medicine symposium to explore regenerative medicine, behavioral health
Date:9/21/2010

The 2010 USU-HJF Military Medicine Symposium, co-hosted by the Center for Public-Private Partnerships at the Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine (HJF) and the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU), will take place on Sept. 23, from 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Omni Shoreham Hotel, in Washington, D.C.

During the one-day symposium, civilian and military clinicians and researchers will explore:

  • the potential role regenerative medicine could play in treating wounded warriors
  • behavioral health care and treatment with an emphasis on suicide prevention and efforts to support military families and foster servicemember resilience
  • public-private partnerships as a means of bridging gaps in military medical care and research

The conference will feature among its expert speakers:

  • Vice Admiral Adam Robinson, Jr., M.D., surgeon general of U.S. Navy
  • Major General Patricia Horoho, R.N., Deputy Surgeon General of the U.S. Army and Chief of the U.S. Army Nurse Corps
  • Brigadier General Byron Hepburn, M.D., Deputy Surgeon General of the U.S. Air Force
  • Rear Admiral Richard Jeffries, M.D., Medical Officer of the Marine Corps
  • Lieutenant General Richard Zilmer, Deputy Commandant, Manpower and Reserve Affairs, U.S. Marine Corps
  • Major General Douglas Robb, M.D., Joint Staff Surgeon
  • Nancy Berglass, director of the Iraq Afghanistan Deployment Impact Fund (IADIF)


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Contact: JoAnn C. Sperber
jsperber@hjf.org
301-294-1234
Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine
Source:Eurekalert

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