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Barrington Burnett, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the Uni­formed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) Depart­ment of Anatomy, Physiology and Genetics, was awarded a $50,000 grant by Cure SMA for his work on spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). The award is a drug discovery grant for Burnett’s project, “Slowing SMN degradation to treat...

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A new study published Aug. 4 in the New England Journal of Medicine indicates that among African American U.S. Army Soldiers, sickle cell trait is not associated with an increase in mortality, but is associated with a modest increase in the risk of exertional rhabdomyolysis.

Researchers from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) in...

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The U.S. Navy Flight Demonstra­tion Squadron, the Blue Angels, re­cently announced the newest team members for the 2017 air show sea­son and a Uniformed Services Uni­versity of the Health Sciences (USU) alumnus is among the officers se­lected.

Navy Lt. (Dr.) Juan “David” Guer­ra, who graduated in 2011 from USU’s F. Edward Hebert School of...

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A $1.6 million grant was award­ed to a team of researchers to study new methods for measuring clin­ical reasoning. The research team is led by Dr. Steven Durning and Navy Cmdr. (Dr.) Anthony R. Ar­tino, Jr. They serve, respectively, as the director and deputy director for Graduate Programs in Health Pro­fessions Education in the Depart­ment of Medicine...

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The National Capital Consortium (NCC) pediatrics residency has be­gun a program this academic year allowing residents to design their own individualized longitudinal curriculum. This program allows residents to focus on a specific top­ic in pediatrics that they will pursue alongside their standard curricu­lum throughout their training...

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The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) University Family Health Center (UFHC) is providing service members assigned to USU and their families with immunizations against a variety of illnesses.

“At the UFHC we do full-scope care and a significant portion of our practice is pediatrics, so we do all...

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USU Annual Report 2015
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The Pulse

Tobacco-free Campus

tobacco free posterThe Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences will be tobacco-free by September 30, 2016. As such, we have compiled a list of helpful services to encourage and support those who wish to be (or remain) tobacco-free in 2016. Read more