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Events June 7, 2016 at 2:10 pm

Medical Museum Science Cafe: Veterinary Pathology

When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016, 6-7 p.m.

Where:
National Museum of Health and Medicine
2500 Linden Lane
Silver Spring, MD 20910

What:
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to solve a mystery with a microscope? How about investigate deployment-related injury or disease in our highly trained Military Working Dogs? Or even help develop medical countermeasures to some of the most dangerous pathogens that pose a threat to service members deployed around the world? Join U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonels Tony Alves and Jennifer Chapman from the Joint Pathology Center – Veterinary Pathology Services, to learn what veterinary pathology is all about and highlight fascinating aspects of comparative pathology. Witness dynamic demonstrations of how Army veterinary pathologists identify deployment-related injury trends or potential infectious diseases that may pose risk to our Military Working Dogs, service members, and their families.

Cost:
FREE! Open to the public. No RSVP required.

Contact:
Call (301) 319-3303 or email [email protected]

Events May 17, 2016 at 2:36 pm

Medical Museum Science Cafe: Advances in Combat Casualty Care

When: Tuesday, May 24, 2016, 6-7 p.m.

Where:
National Museum of Health and Medicine
2500 Linden Lane
Silver Spring, MD 20910

What:
Recent advancements in the ever-changing world of frontline warfighter medical care will be the focus of this talk by U.S. Air Force Col. Todd Rasmussen, director of the Combat Casualty Care Research Program at Fort Detrick (MD). Col. Rasmussen will share how the CCCRP optimizes the survival and recovery of U.S. service members in current and future operational scenarios, with a focus on treating bleeding control and traumatic brain injury. Col. Rasmussen, a decorated vascular surgeon, will also briefly review the evolution of U.S. battlefield medicine, explaining how current warfighter care has developed over the decades.

Cost:

FREE! Open to the public. No RSVP required.

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