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Military Health System Research Symposium

The Defense Department's premier scientific meeting, the 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. 

The 2023 MHSRS will be held August 14-17, 2023 at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center, Kissimmee, Florida.

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Military Health System Research Symposium: Medical Readiness for the Future Fight

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MHSRS Young Investigators Awards

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On the final day of the 2023 Military Health System Research Symposium, the Young Investigators received awards for their research presentations and their poster presentations. Awards were handed out by Dr. Terry Rauch. Award Winners include: Andrew Clark, PhD, Uniformed Services University of the Health Services Capt Zahari Tehopev, San Antonio, ...

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MHSRS 2023 - Opening Ceremony & Remarks

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MHSRS 2023 - Day 1 Recap

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MHSRS 2023 Awards Ceremony

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MHSRS 2023 Award Winner: Millennium Cohort Study

MHSRS 2023 Award Winner: Millennium Cohort Study

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Get Ready for the 2023 Military Health System Research Symposium!

Get Ready for the 2023 Military Health System Research Symposium!

Description: The MHSRS is the Department of Defense’s foremost scientific meeting. It provides a venue for presenting new scientific knowledge resulting from military-unique research and development, focused specifically on the unique medical needs of the Warfighter. The 2023 symposium is August 14-17. Learn more about MHSRS at https://mhsrs.health.mil

Last Updated: August 15, 2023
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