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MHS Research Symposium

The Defense Department's premier scientific meeting, the MHS Research Symposium (MHSRS) is a joint symposium that provides a collaborative environment for military medical care providers with deployment experience, military scientists, academia, and industry to exchange information on research and health care advancements within the areas of Combat Casualty Care, Military Operational Medicine, Clinical and Rehabilitative Medicine, and Military Infectious Disease Research Programs. 

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2017 Team Research Accomplishment (Military), Honorable Mention

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8/29/2017
Major General Barbara R. Holcomb, commanding general of the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, presented Connie S. Schmaljohn, Ph.D. and her team of military and civilian scientists from the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Disease the 2017 Team Research Accomplishment (Military), in the category of Infectious Disease, on Aug. 28 at the Military Health System (MHS) Research Symposium. The team received honorable mention for the successful development and human clinical testing of a state-of-the-art DNA vaccine to prevent hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome.

Major General Barbara R. Holcomb, commanding general of the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, presented Connie S. Schmaljohn, Ph.D. and her team of military and civilian scientists from the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Disease the 2017 Team Research Accomplishment (Military), in the category of Infectious Disease, on Aug. 28 at the Military Health System (MHS) Research Symposium. The team received honorable mention for the successful development and human clinical testing of a state-of-the-art DNA vaccine to prevent hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome.

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2017 MHSRS Individual Award, Academia

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8/27/2017
Vice Admiral Raquel C. Bono, director of the Defense Health Agency, presented Veena Taneja, Ph.D. with the 2017 Individual Research Accomplishment for academia, in the category of Precision Medicine, today at the Military Health System (MHS) Research Symposium. The Individual Research Accomplishment award recognizes outstanding contributions by an individual scientist that had a high impact on MHS research within the past year.  Taneja is an Associate Professor in the Department of Immunology at the Mayo Clinic, and her research centers on understanding the role of the immune system in the development of rheumatoid arthritis. She is recognized today for her research that discovered a new biomarker that can be used to treat inflammatory arthritis.

Vice Admiral Raquel C. Bono, director of the Defense Health Agency, presented Veena Taneja, Ph.D. with the 2017 Individual Research Accomplishment for academia, in the category of Precision Medicine, today at the Military Health System (MHS) Research Symposium. The Individual Research Accomplishment award recognizes outstanding contributions by an individual scientist that had a high impact on MHS research within the past year. Taneja is an Associate Professor in the Department of Immunology at the Mayo Clinic, and her research centers on understanding the role of the immune system in the development of rheumatoid arthritis. She is recognized today for her research that discovered a new biomarker that can be used to treat inflammatory arthritis.

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2017 MHSRS Individual Award, Active Duty

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8/27/2017
Vice Admiral Raquel C. Bono, director of the Defense Health Agency, presented U.S. Army Major Steven Schauer with the 2017 Individual Research Accomplishment for active duty service members, in the category of Military Operational Medicine, today at the Military Health System (MHS) Research Symposium. The Individual Research Accomplishment award recognizes outstanding contributions by an individual scientist that had a high impact on MHS research within the past year.  Schauer is an emergency medicine physician assigned to the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research. Over the past year, and while deployed, he made several significant contributions to military operational medicine through multiple research projects and policy recommendations.

Vice Admiral Raquel C. Bono, director of the Defense Health Agency, presented U.S. Army Major Steven Schauer with the 2017 Individual Research Accomplishment for active duty service members, in the category of Military Operational Medicine, today at the Military Health System (MHS) Research Symposium. The Individual Research Accomplishment award recognizes outstanding contributions by an individual scientist that had a high impact on MHS research within the past year. Schauer is an emergency medicine physician assigned to the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research. Over the past year, and while deployed, he made several significant contributions to military operational medicine through multiple research projects and policy recommendations.

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2017 MHSRS Individual Award, Civilian

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8/27/2017
Vice Admiral Raquel C. Bono, director of the Defense Health Agency, presented Michael J. Morris, M.D. with the 2017 Individual Research Accomplishment for civilians, in the category of Occupational Medicine, today at the Military Health System (MHS) Research Symposium. The Individual Research Accomplishment award recognizes outstanding contributions by an individual scientist that had a high impact on MHS research within the past year.  Morris is recognized today for his ongoing research investigating the effects of deployment on respiratory health.

Vice Admiral Raquel C. Bono, director of the Defense Health Agency, presented Michael J. Morris, M.D. with the 2017 Individual Research Accomplishment for civilians, in the category of Occupational Medicine, today at the Military Health System (MHS) Research Symposium. The Individual Research Accomplishment award recognizes outstanding contributions by an individual scientist that had a high impact on MHS research within the past year. Morris is recognized today for his ongoing research investigating the effects of deployment on respiratory health.

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Improving Defense Health Program Medical Research Processes

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