When Dr. Kathleen ("Kat") Cashman heard the title of the best overall scientific poster at the DNA Vaccine Congress announced in San Diego last month, her first reaction was surprise.
"I thought, wow-someone else has a poster about Lassa fever virus, too!" says Cashman with a laugh. Of course, it was her poster's title being read aloud-and Cashman, upon hearing her name, realized that she had captured the prestigious Hilleman Award, given annually in memory of Dr. Maurice Hilleman, who developed 8 of the 14 vaccines currently used in routine childhood immunizations.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Military and civilian medicine have learned a great deal from each other, sharing medical products, techniques, and concepts but current research states that additional training is still needed to better understand the most effective methods as well as how and when to administer those methods.
Fort Detrick and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency finalized the Federal Facilities Agreement August 5.
The document was agreed upon by both parties earlier this year and sent to the public for comment January 4 through February 18. Four comments were submitted to the EPA for this agreement.
The Federal Facilities Agreement sets the framework for how the two agencies will interact and cooperate throughout the remediation activities at Fort Detrick.Questions should sent to the U.S. Army Garrison Fort Detrick Public Affairs Office at (301) 619-2018 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Fort Detrick has publicly released an Environmental Assessment for a 30-day public comment period active now through Sept. 8. The Installation is encouraging any and all comments or questions that could make enhance efficiency or renewable concepts to assist in Net Zero Energy Initiatives. To read the Assessment please go to: NET_ZERO_ENERGY_INITIATIVE_PEA_26JUL2011.pdf
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FORT DETRICK, Md. - The 6th Medical Logistics Management Center held a change of command ceremony, as Col. Michael Ryan turned over the reins to Col. Michael Talley July 28 at Fort Detrick.
The 6th Medical Logistics Management Center held a change of command ceremony, as Col. Michael Ryan turned over the reins to Col. Michael Talley July 28 at Fort Detrick.he 6th Medical Logistics Medical Center is a small, multi-component unit providing Class VIII commodity and medical maintenance, linking theater requirements with sourcing and distribution systems to ensure that medical supplies and equipment get into theater. The unit deploys forward teams into theater, while the base operates from stateside. The unit is the Army's only deployable medical materiel management center worldwide, supporting the warfighter anywhere, anytime.