News Release

U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command Public Affairs Office
504 Scott St.
Fort Detrick, Md.

Point of Contact:
Ellen Crown
Deputy Public Affairs Officer
U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command
(301) 619-7549
E-mail: jennifer.e.crown.civ@mail.mil

For Immediate Release -- March 12, 2015

Military Medical Conference Connects Industry Partners and Research Representatives

(Fort Detrick, Md.) -- The National Defense Industrial Association and the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command will co-host the "Medical Research, Development and Acquisition in Support of the Warfighter" conference in Hyattsville, Maryland, at the College Park Marriott Hotel & Conference Center March 23-25.

This is the first year the NDIA and the USAMRMC will co-host this three-day event where attendees will hear from military leadership on mission priorities and gap areas to better understand potential partnership opportunities.

Key conference topics will include:

  • Military infectious diseases
  • Combat casualty care
  • Clinical and rehabilitative medicine
  • Occupational/environmental health and performance, and
  • Brain health

On the opening day of the conference, USAMRMC and Fort Detrick Commander Maj. Gen. Brian C. Lein will provide industry attendees with an organizational overview. Dr. John Frazier Glenn, USAMRMC's Principal Assistant for Research and Technology, and Dr. Kenneth A. Bertram, USAMRMC's Principal Assistant for Acquisition, will also present overviews on science and technology and advanced development, respectively.

Former Army Surgeon General retired Lt. Gen. Eric Schoomaker, who is currently chair of the centers & programs at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, will provide a keynote address March 25.

To view the agenda, visit http://www.ndia.org/meetings/5310/Pages/default.aspx.

Media interested in attending the conference may contact Loey Bleich at lbleich@ndia.org or (703) 247-2588 for information on registration.

To learn more about USAMRMC, visit http://mrmc.amedd.army.mil/.

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Last Modified Date: 12-Mar-2015