U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command Public Affairs Office
810 Schreider Street
Fort Detrick, MD 21702-5000
For Immediate Release -- July 23, 2013
DoD Holds Tri-Service Military Health System Research Symposium, Aug. 12-15
(Fort Detrick, Md.) -- Military medical clinicians and scientists, including researchers from the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, will present their latest research study results at the 2013 Military Health System Research Symposium Aug. 12-15 at the Harbor Beach Marriott in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
MHSRS 2013's theme will focus on research in support of the deployed medical mission. The event is open to media, who may attend sessions and interview experts on a variety of topics, including:
- Traumatic Brain Injury diagnosis and treatment
- Mental health care, including diagnosis and treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and suicide prevention
- Hemorrhage control
- Advancements in treating traumatic wounds, including rehabilitation and prosthetics
- Infection control, including multi-drug resistant infections
- Emerging opportunities in Regenerative Medicine
"This is a collaborative environment where some of the best minds come together for intense discussion. The goal is to help identify strategies and set future milestones for DoD's deployment related medical research programs," said USAMRMC's Combat Casualty Care Research Program Director Col. Dallas Hack, who has led the tri-service planning for this year's conference.
To view the full agenda and register, visit https://www.mhsrs.org.
MHSRS is the DoD's premier scientific meeting addressing the unique medical needs of the warfighter. This conference combines the former Advanced Technology Applications for Combat Casualty Care Conference, the Air Force Medical Service Medical Research Symposium and the Navy Medicine Research Conference. Attendees include military medical care providers with deployment experience, DoD scientists, academia, and industry in the areas of Combat Casualty Care, Military Operational Medicine, Clinical and Rehabilitative Medicine, Military Infectious Disease, and Medical Training & Health Information Sciences Research Programs.
USAMRMC is the Army's medical materiel developer and focuses on medical research, development and acquisition, and medical logistics management. It is headquartered in Fort Detrick, Md., and supports 12 subordinate commands and 6 executive agencies located throughout the world.