Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center Story Archive

Preventive Medicine Unit Remembers Attack on Pearl Harbor  (20 December 2016)
Sailors from the Navy Environmental Preventive Medicine Unit FIVE (NEPMU-5) participated in a wreath remembrance ceremony aboard the USS Midway commemorating the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Dec. 7.
Preventive Medicine Unit Spreads Holiday Cheer to Homeless  (29 December 2016)
The Navy Environmental and Preventive Medicine Unit FIVE's (NEPMU-5) First Class Petty Officer (FCPO) Association organized a command-wide event at Father Joe's Village as part of the command's CPO365 program, Dec. 27.
Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Officially Opens Naval Dosimetry Center's New Location  (17 February 2017)
The Naval Dosimetry Center (NDC) held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the official opening of their new location at Naval Support Activity (NSA) Bethesda, Feb. 16.
Preventive Medicine Unit Wins Coveted 2016 Campaign Drug Free Flagship Award  (27 February 2017)
Navy Environmental and Preventive Medicine Unit (NEPMU) 5 was selected for the Campaign Drug Free Award (CDFA) by the Navy Community Service Program, Feb. 17.
Preventive Medicine Unit Staff Tours Hampton University Museum in Honor of African-American History Month  (6 March 2017)
Staff from the Navy Environmental and Preventive Medicine Unit (NEPMU) 2 visited the Hampton University Museum to honor African-American history, Feb. 24.
Public Health Center Attends Subs in Space Workshop  (16 March 2017)
Staff members of the Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center (NMCPHC) participated in the Subs in Space II Workshop at the NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, and the White Sands Test Facility (WSTF), Las Cruces, New Mexico, Feb. 27-March 3.
COMNAVACT Spain Selects Preventive Medicine Unit Sailor as Senior Enlisted Leader of the Year  (20 March 2017)
When Chief Hospital Corpsman David Cano reported to Navy Environmental and Preventive Medicine Unit (NEPMU) 7 as a petty officer first class he emulated what a leader should be, and less than a year later was selected for promotion to chief petty officer.
Navy Environmental Preventive Medicine Unit Seven Supports the Africa Malaria Task Force in Ghana  (12 April 2017)
The Navy Environmental and Preventive Medicine Unit (NEPMU) 7 announced a new collaborative global health effort with the United States Africa Command (USAFRICOM) April 10.
Navy Preventive Medicine Unit Provides Dengue and Zika Virus Workshop for Navy Region Southwest  (26 April 2017)
The Navy Environmental and Preventive Medicine Unit FIVE (NEPMU-5) conducted a dengue and Zika workshop at Naval Base San Diego, April 20.
2016 Navy Blue-H Health Promotion and Wellness Award Winners Announced  (16 May 2017)
The Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center (NMCPHC) announced May 16, that 681 Navy and Marine Corps organizations received the 2016 Blue H - Navy Surgeon General's Health Promotion and Wellness Award.
NEPMU-5 Celebrates Asian-American Pacific Islander Heritage Month  (6 June 2017)
Navy Environmental Preventive Medicine Unit 5 (NEPMU-5) recognized Asian-American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage month by hosting Ms. Liberty Zabala, a local news anchor from NBC 7, as the guest speaker for their AAPI heritage celebration, May 26.
Public Health Center Microbiologist Receives National Award for Innovation and Excellence  (21 June 2017)
A microbiologist from the Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center (NMCPHC), was recognized as the 2017 Society of American Federal Medical Laboratory Scientists (SAFMLS) Outstanding Laboratory Manager Award, in a ceremony held at NMCPHC, June 15.
Preventive Medicine Unit Hosts Medical and Nursing Students from the Mexican Navy   (14 July 2017)
The Navy Environmental and Preventive Medicine Unit (NEPMU) FIVE hosted 80 nursing and medical students from the Secretara de Marina (SEMAR), July 10.
Public Health Partnership Strengthens Mosquito Control Efforts in Haiti  (9 August 2017)
The Navy Entomology Center of Excellence (NECE) announced Aug. 9 its partnership with the Haitian Ministry of Public and Population Health (MPPH) for field trials of a new class of long lasting low toxicity insecticides.
Promoting Public Health Through Mobile Community Health Fairs  (18 September 2017)
Navy Environmental Preventive Medicine Unit (NEPMU) 5 is participating in nine health fairs at Lincoln Military Housing centers in the San Diego area, Sept. 13-27, as part of the unit's robust health promotion program.

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