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July 18, 2014
Kristin Shives, staff

FALLS CHURCH, Va. – The Department of Defense (DoD) will host its annual Military Health System Research Symposium (MHSRS) Aug. 18-21, 2014 at the Harbor Beach Marriott in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. MHSRS is DoD’s scientific meeting to address the unique medical needs of the warfighter.

Military medical clinicians, scientist and researchers from the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command will present their latest research results on health care advancements for uniformed services in operational settings at MHSRS. The symposium focuses on a variety of topics including:<</p>

• 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

Attendees include military medical care providers with deployment experience, DoD scientists, educators, and industry leaders involved in medical training and health information sciences research.

The event is open to media who may attend sessions and interview experts. To view the full agenda and register, visit the MHSRS symposium portal