After serving in the U.S. Army for 24 years, Lt. Col. Brandy Clayton seamlessly transitioned from military nurse educator to civilian professor through the DOD SkillBridge program, finding her new home at UWF Usha Kundu, MD College of Health School of Nursing.
President Biden has vowed a response after drone strike by Iran-backed militias killed three US troops and wounded many more in Jordan last Sunday. David Silbey is an associate professor of history at Cornell University where he specializes in military…
The following University of Portsmouth expert is available to comment on the ongoing Israel–Gaza conflict. Dr Frank Ledwidge is a former military intelligence officer and Senior Lecturer in Strategy – https://www.port.ac.uk/about-us/structure-and-governance/our-people/our-staff/frank-ledwidge He can comment on: Military capabilities and strategy, prognosis, progress of conflict.…
The Virginia Tech College of Engineering has received a $10 million, five-year Department of Defense award to fund groundbreaking research with potential military and commercial implications.
Research led by The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and Wesleyan University found that depression screening tools outperformed suicide risk screenings under most conditions.
For months, U.S. officials have been sniffing out malicious computer code that they suspect to be planted inside the power grid and communication control systems on U.S. military bases. Virginia Tech researchers already are working on a plan to secure future military base power grid operations and their critical missions from such threats.
UWF team of undergraduate electrical engineering students at UWF Emerald Coast location has developed an innovative battery charging system for soldiers training and operating in jungle environments.
UC San Diego scientists contest longstanding hypothesis about mysterious illness affecting Gulf War veterans, providing first direct evidence that symptoms are driven by impaired mitochondria.
Biography :Dr. Rachel Hoopsick (she/her) utilizes epidemiologic methods and a socioecological lens to understanding risk and resilience for problems with substance use and mental health among populations with high-stress occupations and life circumstances. Her research has primarily focused on military…
UWF has been awarded a $460,000 grant by the Florida Defense Support Task Force to support the military training efforts in and around Florida.
Could smart watches and wearable devices give our military the edge when it comes to protecting defence personnel against biological and chemical warfare threats?
The growing frequency and intensity of heat waves around the globe pose “a substantial, persistent ‘non-combat threat’” to military training and operations, according to experts in environmental, thermoregulatory and cardiovascular physiology.
Sociologists delve into the question of how national military systems impact carbon emissions
Vets4Warriors, a military peer support program staffed by veterans, is bolstering its volunteer network with the launch of the Vets4Warriors Ambassador Portal, powered by Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP).
Previous studies have reported high rates of death by suicide and drug overdose – including opioid overdose – in military service members with a history of mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI). A new study finds that those risks are highest among military members with mTBI who identify their racial/ethnic status as “Other,” as opposed to standard racial/ethnic categories, reports the March/April issue of the Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation (JHTR). The official journal of the Brain Injury Association of America, JHTR is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.
University of Alabama in Huntsville President Charles L. Karr today announced that retired Lieutenant General L. Neil Thurgood has been named Special Advisor to the President for Military Affairs and Technology.
Military service members who haven’t told anyone about their suicidal thoughts or talked with a behavioral health professional are most likely to store their firearms unsafely, according to a Rutgers study.
NextOp and Ochsner Health have been awarded a $1.1 million grant to help transitioning military and veteran talent in the Mississippi River Delta area. The Workforce Opportunity for Rural Communities Initiative Grant from the U.S. Department of Labor and the Delta Regional Authority (DRA) will be used to help qualified applicants find careers in the healthcare industry. Over the course of three years, the goal is to hire 300 veterans into clinical and non-clinical careers with Ochsner.
Press release announcing Maryland’s largest health system will light all of its hospitals in green as part of national initiative “Operation Green Light” to honor veterans.
Veterans and community members are gaining career knowledge and tools through agriculture as part of a cooperative effort between West Virginia University Extension and Operation Welcome Home, a project designed to support military members moving from active-duty service to civilian life.
The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business has announced a new Military Veteran Fellows and Scholars Program for full-time MBAs.
The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has received a U.S. patent for a device that diagnoses mild traumatic brain injury and concussion at the point of care.
Announcement of contents of the September 2022 issue of Neurosurgical Focus
Irvine, Calif., Aug. 8, 2022 – The University of California, Irvine will host a Warrior-Scholar Project academic boot camp this summer for the fourth year in a row. WSP prepares military veterans for transitioning back to the classroom environment at the nation’s most prestigious research universities, including UCI. The goal of WSP is to empower enlisted veterans and service members to excel at four-year universities.
Through a 21-month, $300,000 project with funding from the Small Business Innovation Research of the U.S. Air Force Laboratory and in partnership with Kinnami Software Corporation, engineers in WVU’s Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources are making it possible for combat search and rescue operations to pinpoint isolated personnel without using radio GPS that can be intercepted.
Researchers are developing the nation’s first drone-based, mobile quantum network for unhackable wireless communication. The network includes drones, a ground station, lasers and fiber optics. In war, these drones would provide one-time crypto-keys to exchange critical information, which spies and enemies would not be able to intercept. Quantum protects information using the laws of nature and not just by a clever manmade code.
Key decision-makers in Finland and Sweden are set to announce their positions on NATO membership this week – an expansion would leave Russia surrounded by NATO countries. Cristina Florea is an assistant professor at Cornell University and historian of Central…
Reports suggest the U.S. has provided intelligence that has allowed Ukrainians to target and kill many of the Russian generals who have died in action during the Ukraine war. David Silbey, associate professor of history at Cornell University, studies wars…
President Joe Biden is expected to announce an additional $800 million security assistance to Ukraine today following a similarly sized measure earlier this month. Sarah Kreps is a professor of government at Cornell University and faculty at the Jeb E.…
The M.O.M. project, which will have four units in Ohio, Florida, South Carolina and Texas, will engage veterans with traumatic brain injury, their caregivers and other stakeholders to bolster patient-centered outcomes research and comparative effectiveness research in order to identify treatment options for traumatic brain injury that are effective, acceptable, and meaningful to the veteran population.
As more artificial intelligence systems and robots aid human workers, building trust between them is key to getting the job done. One University of Georgia professor is seeking to bridge that gap with assistance from the U.S. military.
Retired U.S. Air Force Lieutenant General Paul Kendall (P.K.) Carlton, Jr., MD, FACS, received the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Distinguished Military Contribution Award.
The George Washington University has been awarded a $3.6 million contract to genetically modify commensal organisms to produce antidotes for harmful biological and chemical agents, such as anthrax, Ebola, and even COVID-19.
The troubling news and images emerging from Afghanistan as American troops withdraw from the region after 20 years is causing a spike in post-traumatic stress among veterans at home, says UCLA Health psychiatrist Bruce Kagan, MD, PhD.
In honor of Public Service Recognition week, we’re shining some light on Arizona State University’s Public Service Academy that is educating the next generation of public servants and empowering students to change the world.
The American Chiropractic Association is encouraged by news that the Army and Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES) will offer chiropractic services at six U.S. locations beginning this year. The development could signal positive changes to come in respect to coverage of chiropractic services for military families and retirees.
When you’re the new kid in town as frequently as Leah Woienski has been all her life, you learn to read a room, a school, or even a moment of potentially great social change—and see exactly where you fit.
Now in its fifth year, the collaborative leadership development program under the direction of Brett Hunt has educated more than 500 undergraduates to positively impact society by working across sectors — military, government, private and nonprofit. And the PSA’s Next Generation Service Corps (NGSC) brings to life trusted American news anchor and author Tom Brokaw’s vision for a national network of public service academies that provide citizens with an opportunity to serve our country.
Critical care researchers and veterans are bringing devices used to stop hemorrhage bleeds on the battlefield to civilian life.
Baylor Scott & White Health recently received VIQTORY’s 2021 Top Military Friendly® Employer designation, the only health system in Texas to be ranked in the top 10. The health system ranked No. 4 in the government/non-profit organizations category and was recognized for exceeding benchmark standards for the Military Friendly® designation. The 19th annual list of Military Friendly® Employers has been released on militaryfriendly.com and will be officially published in the December 2020 issue of G.I. Jobs® Magazine.
New research from the University of Georgia suggests the stress caused by this reintegration can be challenging for not only the service member but their children as well, particularly their mental health.
Researchers will develop new theory and methods to curate training data sets for artificial intelligence (AI) learning and screen real-time operational data for AI field deployment. They will develop technology to identify faulty, unusual and irregular information for AI learning and operations that rely on data, and will provide critical alerts to troubleshoot a problem before it occurs. This data-quality evaluation technology is being developed for a number of industries ranging from the military to cybersecurity to medical diagnostics.
After spending most of his adult life as a U.S. Marine, Colorado native Nicholas Ailport is applying his leadership skills in new ways at WVU.
The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded a $3.86 million grant to Beaumont researchers to develop a simple screening tool to speed diagnosis leading to new treatments for a chronic bladder condition, interstitial cystitis. Study participants are currently being recruited online in each of the 50 states with the support of a social media campaign lead by the Interstitial Cystitis Association. The effort aims to engage 3,000 IC patients and 1,000 non-IC individuals. To learn more, visit ICStudy.org
University of Virginia School of Medicine researchers are partnering with the U.S. Navy and National Institutes of Health to develop a model predicting how regular exposure to artillery blasts affects the brains of military personnel.
Even mild concussions cause severe and long-lasting impairments in the brain’s ability to clean itself, and this may seed it for Alzheimer’s, dementia and other neurodegenerative problems.
Skeletal fragility can affect people of all ages, whether it be young military recruits at risk for stress fractures, astronauts at risk for bone loss in space or adults at risk for osteoporotic fractures due to weakening of bones with…
The FDA just revoked their EUA for intubation boxes – plastic shields that supposedly protect health care workers from becoming infected with SARS-CoV-2 – due to concerns over aerosol leaks. This study describes a better box, with negative pressure and filtration, that contains airborne virus.
Although wound survivability has increased over the last 80 years, the U.S. military’s medical corps suffered some periods of backsliding during conflicts, recent analysis shows
The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) has named board-certified dermatologists Hon Pak, MD, FAAD, MBA, and Darryl Hodson, MD, FAAD, as Patient Care Heroes for their work launching the country’s first robust teledermatology project two decades ago.