Mental Health Research, Hearing Before the U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on the Armed Services, Subcommittee on Military Personnel, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, First Session, April 10, 2013 [open pdf - 1MB]
This testimony compilation is from a April 10, 2013 hearing, "Mental Health Research," before the U.S. House Committee on the Armed Services, Subcommittee on Military Personnel. From the testimony of Vice Admiral Matthew L. Nathan: "Our priority remains translating our investments into advancements in caring for our service members and their families. Collectively, military medicine has done this exceptionally well in combat casualty care as evidenced by the unprecedented battlefield survival rates in our recent conflicts. We have leveraged research, advances in point of injury treatment, evacuation and clinical practices throughout the continuum of care to save lives. Our commitment remains to realize the same level of progress and success in caring for our personnel with PTSD [Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder], TBI [Traumatic Brain Injury] and other related injuries. All of us must continue to undertake these efforts with a sense of urgency since it is our obligation to those entrusted to our care." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Matthew L. Nathan, Patricia D. Horoho, Russell B. Carr, Thomas W. Travis, and Jonathan Woodson.
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