Naval Health Research Center Story Archive

Supporting the 21st Century Sailor with Science  (16 March 2017)
Naval Health Research Center (NHRC) welcomed Rear Adm. Ann Burkhardt, director, 21st Century Sailor Office, on an official visit, March 13.
DoD-VA Research Partnership to Improve Understanding of Active Duty and Veteran Health  (28 March 2017)
A new partnership between DoD and VA medical researchers achieve a milestone with its first joint publication, which examines post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms in veteran and active duty populations. The study will be published in the Journal of Psychiatric Research, June 2017.
Wounded Warrior Recovery Project Reports on Combat Amputees' Quality of Life  (31 March 2017)
A recent study by researchers at the Naval Health Research Center (NHRC) found that participants with combat-related amputations reported poorer health-related quality of life (HRQOL) than non-amputee participants with combat-related injuries.
Reproductive Research and Healthy Military Babies  (21 April 2017)
April is the Month of the Military Child in recognition of the important role of children in military families and communities. What better way to celebrate military children than by protecting their health?
3rd Fleet Commander Visits NHRC to Discuss Research and Readiness  (21 April 2017)
The Naval Health Research Center (NHRC) welcomed Commander, U.S. 3rd Fleet Vice Adm. Nora Tyson, on an official visit, April 17.
Science Takes on Sexual Assault  (1 May 2017)
Naval Health Research Center (NHRC) hosted a Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM) activity April 27, to highlight the important role that science and research have in preventing sexual assault.
Navy Medicine West Visits NHRC to Discuss Readiness Through Research  (6 June 2017)
Rear Adm. Paul D. Pearigen, commander, Navy Medicine West (NMW), and chief of the Navy Medical Corps, paid an official visit to the Naval Health Research Center (NHRC) June 2, to learn more about the command's medical research initiatives.
Defense Health Agency to Assume Oversight of DoD HIV/AIDS Prevention Program  (20 June 2017)
Vice Adm. Raquel Bono, director, Defense Health Agency (DHA), visited the Naval Health Research Center (NHRC) June 8, to discuss the transition of oversight for the Department of Defense (DoD) HIV/AIDS Prevention Program's (DHAPP) from Navy Medicine to the DHA.
Keeping Cool with Science  (29 June 2017)
On land or at sea, from scorching deserts to sweltering engineering spaces, military operations often require service members to work in environments that make heat safety a constant concern.
Meningococcal Disease Surveillance Protects the Health of U.S. Forces  (28 August 2017)
Scientists from the Naval Health Research Center (NHRC) discussed the role that ongoing meningococcal disease surveillance plays in force health protection during the Military Health System Research Symposium (MHSRS), Aug. 27.
Millennium Cohort Study Researchers Investigate Risk Factors for New-Onset Asthma  (28 August 2017)
Researchers for the Millennium Cohort Study, which is led by the Naval Health Research Center (NHRC), discussed recent findings about new-onset asthma rates among U.S. military personnel during a breakout session at the Military Health System Research Symposium (MHSRS) Aug. 27.
NHRC Researchers Investigate Unique Factors Associated with Quality of Life for Combat-Injured Warfighters  (29 August 2017)
Researchers from the Naval Health Research Center (NHRC) shared study findings about unique factors associated with combat-injured service members' long-term quality of life, an emerging area of research, during the Military Health System Research Symposium (MHRSRS) Aug. 28.
NHRC Researcher Studies Link Between Injury, Fitness  (30 August 2017)
Dr. Karen Kelly, a physiologist with the Naval Health Research Center (NHRC), discussed her recent work examining the relationship between training requirements, fitness and musculoskeletal injuries, during a breakout session at the Military Health System Research Symposium (MHSRS), Aug. 30.
NHRC Research Protects US Military Recruits from Respiratory Illness  (30 August 2017)
Researchers from the Naval Health Research Center (NHRC) discussed ongoing surveillance for the adenovirus, a contagious pathogen that causes respiratory illness, among U.S. military recruits during basic training at the Military Health System Research Symposium (MHRSRS), Aug. 27.
NHRC Shares Research that Supports Warfighter Readiness at MHSRS  (31 August 2017)
Scientists from the Naval Health Research Center (NHRC) attended the 2017 Military Health System Research Symposium (MHRSRS), Aug. 27-30, to share their latest research that supports the readiness and health of U.S. warfighters.

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