Naval Health Research Center Story Archive

NHRC Researchers Discuss Injured Warfighters' Quality of Life at MHSRS  (31 August 2017)
During the Military Health System Research Symposium (MHSRS) Aug. 29, researchers from the Naval Health Research Center (NHRC) shared findings from a recent report that described quality of life outcomes for combat-injured amputees.
NHRC Talks Readiness, Resilience with 21st Century Sailor Director  (27 September 2017)
Rear Adm. Karl Thomas, director, 21st Century Sailor Office, met with researchers at the Naval Health Research Center (NHRC), Sept. 20, to learn more about how science can help Sailors overcome adversity and thrive.
Naval Attaches Learn About Naval Health Research Center's Relentless Pursuit of Readiness  (1 November 2017)
Staff from the Naval Health Research Center (NHRC) hosted 14 visiting foreign military officers and their five U.S. escorts, Oct. 23.
Top Defense Health Agency R&D Official Visits Naval Health Research Center  (7 November 2017)
Defense Health Agency (DHA) Acting Director for Research and Development Sean Biggerstaff got an in-depth look at the work being done at the Naval Health Research Center (NHRC) to support warfighter health and readiness, Oct. 25.
NHRC Celebrates 242nd Marine Corps Birthday  (13 November 2017)
The Naval Health Research Center (NHRC) celebrated the U.S. Marine Corps' 242nd birthday with the traditional cake-cutting ceremony and reading of the commandant of the Marine Corps' birthday message, Nov. 8.
NBPL CO Gets Firsthand Look at Navy Medicine Research Lab  (8 December 2017)
Capt. Brien Dickson, Naval Base Point Loma (NBPL) commanding officer, visited the Naval Health Research Center (NHRC) to learn more about the command's mission and tour the facilities, Nov. 30.
NHRC Educates Teachers About Military Medical Research  (18 January 2018)
Twenty-five high school science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) teachers toured the Naval Health Research Center (NHRC), Jan. 12, to see a working research lab in action and gain insights they could take back to the classroom to inspire the next generation of scientists.
NHRC Discusses Research and Readiness with NMCSD CO  (12 February 2018)
Capt. Joel Roos, Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD) commanding officer, met with leaders and scientists at the Naval Health Research Center (NHRC), Feb. 6.
Governor's Military Council Visits Navy Medicine's West Coast Research Lab  (16 March 2018)
Two members of the California Governor's Military Council visited the Naval Health Research Center (NHRC), Navy Medicine's only research lab on the West Coast, to get an overview of the command's research and development initiatives, March 14.
Chronic Exposure to Low-Level Blast Waves May Increase Risk of Concussion  (28 March 2018)
A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as a "disruption in the normal function of the brain that can be caused by a bump, blow, or jolt to the head, or a penetrating head injury."
Congressman Visits Naval Health Research Center  (29 March 2018)
Rep. Scott Peters, from California's 52nd district, visited the Naval Health Research Center (NHRC) to meet with staff and learn more about the only Department of Defense (DoD) medical research laboratory on the West Coast, March 27.
Research, Readiness, and Military Parents   (11 April 2018)
Just like their parents, military children reflect the diversity of the United States. And each is unique in his or her own way. Some are barefoot and bookish. Some are adventurous and artistic. Some are musical and mischievous. And some have special needs.
Boots, Birth, Beyond: Studying the Health of Military Children  (12 April 2018)
They may not come issued with a seabag, but children are an important part of military families. Healthy, resilient children and families contribute to the readiness of individual service members.
Numerous Authored Works Selected For Leadership Conference  (1 August 2018)
Naval Health Research Center, San Diego has the most presentations ever for the Military Health System Research Symposium, the Department of Defense's premier scientific meeting, Aug. 20-23.

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