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U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research
USAISR nurse's thesis recognized by Army, Air Force Leaders
October 18, 2022
— An Army Nurse Corps Officer at the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston was recognized by Army and Air Force leaders for a thesis she wrote while attending the Command and General Staff College...
How drones will transform battlefield medicine – and save lives
July 15, 2022
— “We think that drone resupply of blood and immediate-need medical products are really just around the corner,” said Dr. Adam Meledeo, a research scientist for coagulation and blood research at the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston...
USAISR welcomes new commander
July 11, 2022
— Col. (Dr.) J. Brian Lanier assumed command of the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research, or USAISR, when Col. (Dr.) Mark E. Stackle relinquished command during a change of command ceremony July 7 at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas...
USAISR physician assists in producing life-saving infusion tubing
July 8, 2022
— As an emergency medical services physician, Maj. (Dr.) Nicholas Studer, also a combat casualty care scientist at the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, understands the urgency of a rapid infusion for critically injured patients and wanted to do something about it...
NAMRU San Antonio, 59th MDW, USAISR participate in Military Medical Industry Day
April 25, 2022
— The City of San Antonio, the San Antonio Economic Development Department Corporation and VelocityTX hosted the third Military Medical Industry Day at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center April 19. This year’s MMID featured San Antonio's leading military medical research missions including the Naval Medical Research Unit San Antonio, the Air Force's 59th Medical Wing, and the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research. ...
U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research welcomes new sergeant major
June 1, 2021
— The U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research ay Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston welcomed a new Senior Enlisted Leader during a change of responsibility ceremony May 25 as Sgt. Maj. Jennifer A. Francis relinquished responsibility of the unit to Sgt. Maj. Larry D. White II...
USAISR Burn Center nurse named among top 20 nurses in Texas
May 28, 2021
— Retired Lt. Col. Maria L. Serio-Melvin, a retired Army nurse and current U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research civilian at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston has been named as one of the top 20 nurses in the state of Texas by two major professional nursing organizations...
USAISR hosts medical science, technology innovation virtual summit
May 5, 2021
— The U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston hosted a virtual Medical Science and Technology Innovation Summit on April 21 for the U.S. Army Futures Command, the University of Texas System, and the U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command...
USAISR Soldiers on frontline of JBSA-Fort Sam Houston vaccination effort
March 25, 2021
— Soldiers from the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston are on the frontline of the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination effort...
Former burn patient donates artwork to USAISR Burn Center
February 12, 2021
— A burn patient and local artist showed her appreciation for the care she received at the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research Burn Center at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston by donating an art piece she created Feb. 10...
USAISR Burn Center raises awareness for National Burn Awareness Week
January 29, 2021
— The U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research Burn Center at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston is joining the American Burn Association in raising awareness and prevention of electrical burn injuries during National Burn Awareness Week Feb. 7-13...
USAISR collaboration to optimize combat casualty care
January 12, 2021
— The U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston continues to be a driving force behind important advances in combat casualty care. Contributing to the Institute’s success has been establishing and maintaining collaborations with governmental and nongovernmental organizations to include industry and academia...
BAMC leaders visit U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research
October 7, 2020
— Brig. Gen. Shan Bagby, Brooke Army Medical Center commanding general and BAMC Command Sgt. Maj. Thurman Reynolds visited the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Oct. 2...
USAISR physicians conduct research into improving tactical combat casualty care
September 2, 2020
— Two physicians at the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston are focused on improving tactical combat casualty care through research that finds the best resources and methods for treating and improving the survivability rate of wounded service members on the battlefield...
USAISR welcomes new senior enlisted leader
August 13, 2020
— Sgt. Maj. Jennifer A. Redding assumed responsibility as the senior enlisted leader of the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research during a ceremony at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Aug. 10...
USAISR Soldiers on front line of national efforts to combat COVID-19
August 13, 2020
— At the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research, or USAISR, at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, laboratory specialists enjoy a more unique role away from direct patient care. At the USAISR, these Soldiers work in tandem with researchers and scientists to develop innovative ways to improve the care provided to wounded warfighters on the battlefield...
USAISR welcomes new commander
July 23, 2020
— In a time-honored Army custom, Col. (Dr.) Jerome L. Buller relinquished command of the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research, or USAISR, to Col. (Dr.) Mark E. Stackle during a change of command ceremony at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston July 21...
Inaugural trauma readiness training receives rave reviews
July 8, 2020
— The new Strategic Trauma Readiness Center of San Antonio, or STaRC, completed its first trauma readiness training for the 555th Forward Surgical Team June 6...
New BAMC trauma training program prepares surgical team for deployment
May 25, 2020
— Brooke Army Medical Center is conducting the first of its kind pre-deployment trauma readiness training exercise for the 555th Forward Surgical Team from May 18 to June 6. ...
New combat medics tackle burn team duty
May 20, 2020
— The U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research Burn Center at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston is the leader in burn treatment both on and off the battlefield for the Department of Defense. For the service members and civilians of this leading-edge treatment division, it means long hours, razor-thin margins of error, and life-saving decisiveness is a daily business, pandemic or not...