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DotMilDocs is officially moving to Health.mil/DotMilDocs. Please follow us and future episodes there. You’re listening to Dot Mil Docs, a product of the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, Military Health System. This show is designed to discuss the topics that concern you most when it comes to military health. We welcome your input, your questions, and your thoughts. We’re glad you joined us. The appearance of advertising on this Web site, does not constitute endorsement by the (Department of Defense), of the products or services advertised on this site.
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Episode #73: Immunization Month: Malaria Clinical Trials

8/27/2009
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CAPT Judy Epstein M.D., Director of Clinical Trials, Naval Medical Research Center, U.S. Military Malaria Vaccine Program, will discuss the ongoing malaria trials as part of the Naval Medical Research Center. U.S. military forces are at great risk of developing malaria while deployed in endemic areas. In fact, more person-days were lost among U.S. military personnel due to malaria than to bullets during every military campaign fought in malaria-endemic regions during the 20th century....

Duration:00:28:39

Episode #72: Immunization Month: Seasonal Flu Vaccines

8/20/2009
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CAPT Neil A. Naito is the Director of Preventive Medicine at the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (HQ Navy Medicine). He will discuss seasonal flu vaccines and the effects of H1N1. The appearance of advertising on this Web site, does not constitute endorsement by the DOD, of the products or services advertised on this site.

Duration:00:24:28

Episode #71: DoD/VA Electronic Health Records

8/13/2009
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Rear Admiral Gregory A. Timberlake is the Assistant Deputy Surgeon General for Total Force Integration and Director of the Department of Defense/Department of Veterans Affairs Interagency Program Office (DoD/VA IPO). RADM Timberlake will be sharing information on electronic health records that are part of the DoD/VA IPO. The appearance of advertising on this Web site, does not constitute endorsement by the DOD, of the products or services advertised on this site.

Duration:00:31:44

Episode #70: It’s Wise to Immunize

8/6/2009
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Ms. Tara Reavey, Chief of Education, Military Vaccine Agency (MILVAX), will discuss the many reasons why immunizations are important to service members and their families. The appearance of advertising on this Web site, does not constitute endorsement by the DOD, of the products or services advertised on this site.

Duration:00:30:52

Episode #69: TRICARE Benefits

7/30/2009
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Rear Adm. Christine S. Hunter, Deputy Director of TRICARE Management Activity, will discuss TRICARE programs and how beneficiaries can make the best use of their benefits. The appearance of advertising on this Web site, does not constitute endorsement by the DOD, of the products or services advertised on this site.

Duration:00:30:00

Episode #68: TRICARE Dental Program

7/23/2009
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CAPT Robert Mitton, TRICARE Dental Care Branch Chief and the Program Director for the Active Duty Dental Program and LTC Jeffrey Chaffin, TRICARE Dental Care Branch Deputy Chief and Deputy Consultant for Dentistry to the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, will share information on TRICARE launching a new Active Duty Dental Program. The appearance of advertising on this Web site, does not constitute endorsement by the DOD, of the products or services advertised on this site.

Duration:00:27:07

Episode #67: Polytrauma

7/16/2009
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Dr. Lucille Beck, Chief Consultant for Rehabilitation Services, Veterans Affairs, and COL Michael S. Jaffee, M.D., National Director for Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center, will discuss polytrauma and care for veterans and returning service members with injuries to more than one physical region or organ system, one of which may be life threatening, and which results in physical, cognitive, psychological, or psychosocial impairments and functional disability. The appearance of...

Duration:00:36:54

Episode #66: Operation Bushmaster

7/9/2009
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Charles W. Beadling, MD, FAAFP, IDHA, DMCC Col (ret), USAF, MC, CFS, is an Assistant Professor and Director, Center for Disaster and Humanitarian Assistance Medicine Department of Military and Emergency Medicine for Uniformed Services University of the Health Science. Dr. Beadling will discuss how Operation Bushmaster prepares our military medical personnel to practice medicine in extreme circumstances and an austere field environment. The appearance of advertising on this Web site, does...

Duration:00:28:30

Episode #65: Chemical/Biological Agents & the Warfighter

7/2/2009
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Colonel Zygmunt F. Dembek, PhD, Chief, Education and Training, Operational Medicine Department, Division of Medicine, U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, will discuss the main biological agents of concern to the warfighter, with a focus on how to recognize symptoms of exposure and treat those affected. The knowledge about these agents is translated into information that has real-world application for those who treat our service members and is offered in a course...

Duration:00:25:40

Episode #64: Demystifng Prostate Cancer

6/25/2009
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Retired U.S. Army Col. David G. McLeod, M.D., J.D., is the director of the Center for Prostate Disease Research, a congressional directed medical research program. McLeod was also the former program director in Urology and Chief of Urologic Oncology at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C. He is a Professor of Surgery at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD as well as a Clinical Professor in the Department of Surgery (Urology) at Georgetown...

Duration:00:29:12

Episode #53: Comprehensive Soldier Fitness

4/2/2009
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Brig. Gen. Rhonda Cornum, director of Comprehensive Soldier Fitness will discuss this program's intent, which is to increase the resilience of soldiers and families by increasing their physical, emotional, social, spiritual, and family strengths. The appearance of advertising on this Web site, does not constitute endorsement by the DOD, of the products or services advertised on this site.

Duration:00:13:45

Episode #52: Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness

3/26/2009
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Col. (Dr.) Christopher S. Williams is the senior executive director for Traumatic Brain Injury, Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury. Col. Williams will discuss the difference between traumatic brain injury, concussion, and PTSD and share his personal story. The appearance of advertising on this Web site, does not constitute endorsement by the DOD, of the products or services advertised on this site.

Duration:00:24:58

Episode #51: Warfighter Head Injury Study

3/19/2009
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Dr. Jordan Grafman, senior investigator in the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke Chief, Cognitive Neuroscience Section, will discuss the Warfighters Head Injury Study which is aimed at examining the long-term outcome of brain injuries, the effects of treatment on outcome and the effects of brain injury on people's behavior and abilities. The appearance of advertising on this Web site, does not constitute endorsement by the DOD, of the products or services advertised...

Duration:00:30:44

Episode #48: Traumatic Brain Injury & Suicide Prevention

3/5/2009
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Brig. Gen. Loree Sutton, director, Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury, will discuss recent information regarding traumatic brain injury and suicide prevention. The appearance of advertising on this Web site, does not constitute endorsement by the DOD, of the products or services advertised on this site.

Duration:00:28:22

Episode #47: TRICARE: How is MHS and FDA teaming up?

2/26/2009
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Rear Adm. Thomas J. McGinnis serves as Chief, Pharmaceutical Operations Directorate, responsible for pharmacy operations of the TRICARE Management Activity. He will be discussing MHS and FDA collaborations on the use of MHS databases to help FDA study the extent of unexpected side effects for newly approved pharmaceuticals, vaccines and medical devices. He will also discuss how MHS databases help prevent adverse events and therapeutic duplications with prescription medications. The...

Duration:00:21:11

Episode 45: Distinguished Visiting Scholar Program

2/12/2009
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Dr. Roman Hayda is co-director of Orthopaedic Trauma at Rhode Island Hospital and Brown University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and a retired Army colonel. He served as the Chief of Orthopaedic Trauma at Brooke Army Medical Center from 1998 to 2008 caring for wounded and injured servicemembers and their families. From the inception of the Global War on Terrorism, he has been integral in the treatment of war injured servicemembers. Hayda will discuss the Distinguished Visiting Scholar...

Duration:00:19:32

Episode #43: Discussing AfterDeployment.org with Dr. Robert Ciulla

1/29/2009
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Dr. Robert Ciulla, program manager for afterdeploment.org, will discuss how the program started from a congressional mandate to focus on the concerns that servicemembers, veterans, and their families might have the first months after a servicemember returns home from deployment. Dr. Ciulla will share information regarding the program, their Web site, and the next phase of afterdeployment. The appearance of advertising on this Web site, does not constitute endorsement by the DOD, of the...

Duration:00:26:22

Episode #42: Director of Armed Services Blood Program highlights National Blood Donor Month

1/27/2009
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Col. (Dr.) Francisco J. Rentas, Director of Armed Services Blood Program (ASBP) will discuss the organization and its efforts surrounding National Blood Donor Month. The ASBP plays a key role in providing quality blood products for Service members and their families in both peace and war. As a joint operation among the military services (Army, Navy, Air Force), the ASBP has many components working together to collect, process, store, distribute, and transfuse blood worldwide. The...

Duration:00:11:28

Episode #41: Training Military Doctors

1/22/2009
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Dr. Shad Deering, an Army physician from Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, Washington and MAJ Amber Pocrnich, an Army nurse from Fort Riley, Kansas are currently deployed in Baghdad, Iraq. They have continued the implementation of team work tools and communication principles to improve patient care at the Combat Support Hospital. Dr. Deering and Ms. Pocrnich will provide an update on the TeamSTEPPS(tm) training underway in theater and discuss the impact it has had on patient safety in...

Duration:00:24:19

Episode #39: Dr. Roger Tsien, Researcher and 2008 Nobel Prize Winner for Chemistry

1/8/2009
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Dr. Roger Tsien, University California, San Diego, researcher and 2008 Nobel Prize Winner for Chemistry received the award for his development of the green fluorescent protein, which serves as a fluorescent tag that can track movement through cells. Dr. Tsien will talk about his work which is funded by the Army’s Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs. The appearance of advertising on this Web site, does not constitute endorsement by the DOD, of the products or services...

Duration:00:30:46