Nav: Home

Partnership for Military Medicine Symposium

November 02, 2009

WHO

General James Amos, Assistant Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps
Lieutenant General Eric Schoomaker, Surgeon General of the U.S. Army
Ms. Ellen Embrey, Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs
Dr. David Morens, Senior Advisor to the Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Dr. Robert Ursano, Director, Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Captain Kevin L. Russell, M.D., Director, Department of Defense Global Emerging Infections Surveillance and Response System
Captain Tanis Batsel Stewart, Director, Emergency Preparedness and Contingency Support, Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery

WHAT

Partnership for Military Medicine Symposium features keynote addresses and panel presentations from leading military and civilian experts on collaborations in humanitarian aid and disaster response, posttraumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury, and global infectious diseases. Full agenda at www.hjf.org/symposium.

WHEN

Friday, November 6, 2009; 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

WHERE

Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C.
-end-
WHY:

The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine has partnered with The Tug McGraw Foundation to present the Partnership for Military Medicine Symposium to foster collaborations between the public and private sectors to advance medical care and quality of life for our wounded warriors and civilians.

MEDIA

Media coverage is invited for the symposium. Credentials are required and can be obtained via www.countryunited.org. Interviews with some participants may be arranged by request.

CONTACTS
Patty Keller
312-550-5394
patty.keller@ritzcommunications.com

Carrie Sessine
Ritz Communications
703-360-3658
carrie.sessine@ritzcommunications.com

Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine

Related Traumatic Brain Injury Articles:

Dealing a therapeutic counterblow to traumatic brain injury
A team of NJIT biomedical engineers are developing a therapy which shows early indications it can protect neurons and stimulate the regrowth of blood vessels in damaged tissue.
Predictors of cognitive recovery following mild to severe traumatic brain injury
Researchers have shown that higher intelligence and younger age are predictors of greater cognitive recovery 2-5 years post-mild to severe traumatic brain injury (TBI).
Which car crashes cause traumatic brain injury?
Motor vehicle crashes are one of the most common causes of TBI-related emergency room visits, hospitalizations and deaths.
Traumatic brain injury and kids: New treatment guidelines issued
To help promote the highest standards of care, and improve the overall rates of survival and recovery following TBI, a panel of pediatric critical care, neurosurgery and other pediatric experts today issued the third edition of the Brain Trauma Foundation Guidelines for the Management of Pediatric Severe TBI.
Addressing sleep disorders after traumatic brain injury
Amsterdam, NL, December 10, 2018 - Disorders of sleep are some of the most common problems experienced by patients after traumatic brain injury (TBI).
Rutgers researchers discover possible cause for Alzheimer's and traumatic brain injury
Rutgers researchers discover a possible cause for Alzheimer's and traumatic brain injury, and the new mechanism may have also led to the discovery of an effective treatment.
Traumatic brain injury recovery via petri dish
Researchers in the University of Georgia's Regenerative Bioscience Center have succeeded in reproducing the effects of traumatic brain injury and stimulating recovery in neuron cells grown in a petri dish.
Traumatic brain injury may be associated with increased risk of suicide
An increased risk of suicide was associated with those residents of Denmark who sought medical attention for traumatic brain injury (TBI) compared with the general population without TBI in a study that used data from Danish national registers.
Traumatic brain injury: Discovery of two molecules could lead to new drug treatments
After 10 years of research, a Rutgers-led team of scientists has identified two molecules that protect nerve cells after a traumatic brain injury and could lead to new drug treatments.
Cognitive training reduces depression, rebuilds injured brain structure & connectivity after traumatic brain injury
New research from the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas shows that certain cognitive training exercises can help reduce depression and improve brain health in individuals years after they have suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI).
More Traumatic Brain Injury News and Traumatic Brain Injury Current Events

Top Science Podcasts

We have hand picked the top science podcasts of 2019.
Now Playing: TED Radio Hour

In & Out Of Love
We think of love as a mysterious, unknowable force. Something that happens to us. But what if we could control it? This hour, TED speakers on whether we can decide to fall in — and out of — love. Guests include writer Mandy Len Catron, biological anthropologist Helen Fisher, musician Dessa, One Love CEO Katie Hood, and psychologist Guy Winch.
Now Playing: Science for the People

#541 Wayfinding
These days when we want to know where we are or how to get where we want to go, most of us will pull out a smart phone with a built-in GPS and map app. Some of us old timers might still use an old school paper map from time to time. But we didn't always used to lean so heavily on maps and technology, and in some remote places of the world some people still navigate and wayfind their way without the aid of these tools... and in some cases do better without them. This week, host Rachelle Saunders...
Now Playing: Radiolab

Dolly Parton's America: Neon Moss
Today on Radiolab, we're bringing you the fourth episode of Jad's special series, Dolly Parton's America. In this episode, Jad goes back up the mountain to visit Dolly's actual Tennessee mountain home, where she tells stories about her first trips out of the holler. Back on the mountaintop, standing under the rain by the Little Pigeon River, the trip triggers memories of Jad's first visit to his father's childhood home, and opens the gateway to dizzying stories of music and migration. Support Radiolab today at Radiolab.org/donate.