Media Affairs is USU's official link to local, national and international media organizations. Our staff members help generate widespread media interest in USU's programs, people and achievements by reaching out to news organizations worldwide.

Media Affairs also provides consultation services to members of our campus community. This training helps maximize the positive, wide-spread media attention our faculty, staff and students often receive from major news outlets across the globe.




200 New doctors, advanced practice nurses to join military medical ranks early (pdf)

Bethesda, Md. – More than 200 military medical students and graduate nursing students from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) will be graduating early to support their colleagues in the U.S. military health system amid the global coronavirus pandemic. USU President Dr. Richard Thomas made the decision when the national emergency was declared.


Musculoskeletal oncologist dr. benjamin “kyle” potter selected to chair uniformed services university surgery department (pdf)

Bethesda, Md. - Army Colonel (Dr.) Benjamin “Kyle” Potter, a nationally-renowned musculoskeletal oncologist, was selected to chair the Department of Surgery at the Uniformed Services University’s (USU) Hebert School of Medicine, the U.S. military’s medical school, effective August 2021. Potter succeeds Navy Capt. (Dr.) Eric Elster, who was recently selected as the new Hebert School of Medicine Dean.


DoD-funded study to develop algorithms to predict surgical complications for life-threatening illness and injury enrolls 1000th patient (pdf)

Bethesda, Md. A DoD-funded study collecting clinical and biomarker data from critically ill patients enrolled at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Duke Medical Center, and Emory University/Grady Memorial Hospital, has just enrolled its 1,000th patient.