The Uniformed Services at USU
Medics to help Warrior Games athletes compete at highest levels
Professionals from the military’s medical school are on hand to support the athletes of the 2015 Department of Defense Warrior Games that began Friday, June 19, at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia, and run through June 28. The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) in Bethesda, Maryland, is helping by coordinating care from physicians, physical therapists and medics who belong to the school and who are traveling to the games from other bases.
OPM Data Breach affects USU personnel
The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) recently announced that there was a cybersecurity incident affecting its systems that may have exposed personal information of current and former federal employees.
Twenty residents representing the U.S. Army, Navy and Veterans Administration, received Master of Science in Oral Biology degrees from the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences (USU), during the Naval Postgraduate Dental School’s (NPDS) graduation ceremony on June 12th 2015. These graduates were among 22 dental officers who completed residency training at NPDS. Capt. Glenn Munro, the dean of NPDS served as host for the graduation ceremony in the Memorial Auditorium at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.
Advancing its mission of preparing the next generation of health educators and leaders in the military and public health systems, the Department of Medicine ofthe Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) is launching two new innovative and rigorous programs: the Master’s and Doctoral degrees in Health Professions Education (HPE).
Walter Tinling, Vice President for Finance and Administration at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, has been appointed to serve on the Association of American Medical Colleges’ (AAMC) Group on Business Affairs (GBA) Data and Benchmarking Committee.