The Uniformed Services at USU


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...


Air Force Lt. Col. (Dr.) Nicholas DuVall was a member of a team of U.S. military health care providers who participated in a humanitarian mission to Central America recent­ly. DuVall holds a Uniformed Ser­vices University of the Health Sci­ences (USU) faculty appointment within the Air Force...


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...


The Society for Simulation in Healthcare recently published a new Healthcare Simulation Dictionary and retired Navy Captain (Dr.) Jo­seph Lopreiato, medical director of the USU Val G. Hemming Simula­tion Center, served as editor-in-chief on the project. The dictionary was a joint effort by...



The Military Tropical Medicine course offered at the Uniformed Ser­vices University of the Health Sciences (USU) taught service members from around the country how to treat and respond to exotic diseases.

The course is an introduction for students into the field of tropical med­icine, providing them with the knowl­edge they need to respond to a...


Faculty and staff looking for new ways to engage your students – look no further. The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU)’s Education and Technology Innovation (ETI) support office is sure to be of assistance. The ETI was established at USU in 2006 to sup­port teaching development, advance best practices...

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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