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Jan. 28, 2021

WRNMMC’s 3D MAC Director Earns Industry Achievement Award

3D printing in health care has taken off, and Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) has one of the most skilled and capable medical application centers (MAC), producing more than 1,000 products annually for beneficiaries and supporting military medicine. Peter Liacouras, heads the five-person 3D MAC team, which is part of WRNMMC’s Department of Radiology. Liacouras recently received the 2020 SME Industry Achievement Award, which recognizes individuals and teams for accomplishments impacting the additive manufacturing industry, or any industry through the application of additive manufacturing technologies.

Jan. 15, 2021

Director’s Update Regarding COVID Vaccine Supply

The health and safety of the staff and beneficiaries of Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) remain our top priority, and we are committed to providing the most current information as we fight the global pandemic of COVID-19.

Jan. 4, 2021

WRNMMC Surgeon Recognized by AMSUS

Army Maj. (Dr.) Steve Hong received the Association of Military Surgeons of the United States (AMSUS) Physician Award during the 2020 AMSUS Awards ceremony held recently.

Dec. 23, 2020

Stem Cell Transplant Program at WRNMMC Accredited, Recognized

The Stem Cell Transplant Program at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) has been accredited by the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT) and recognized by the Joint Commission (JC) for maintaining the standards and requirements of FACT.

Dec. 23, 2020

Surgeons at WRNMMC Complete First Cardiac Contractility Modulation Device Implantation Surgery Within the DoD

On Nov. 24, surgeons at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) completed the first cardiac contractility modulation device implantation surgery within the Department of Defense. The surgery was lead by Army LTC (Dr.) John Symons.

Dec. 23, 2020

Seasonal Depression and the Holidays

The winter holidays are traditionally seen as a time of celebration and gathering with friends and family. However, many people suffering from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) can feel as if December is a month of depression and worry. Add in the COVID-19 Pandemic, and those who suffer from SAD have it more difficult than ever this year.

Dec. 18, 2020

Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Earns Meritorious Award

The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP) recognized WRNMMC with the award for earning meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care.

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