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Connect with the Army's Leader in Combat Casualty Care Research and Burn Care
The USAISR Burn Center provides specialty care for burn and burn-like injuries to both civilians from the state of Texas and US military beneficiaries from around the world. Verified by the American Burn Association and the only Department of Defense burn center, the USAISR leads the way in compassionate patient care, clinical research, and innovative therapies.
The primary mission of the USAISR is focused on optimizing care for combat injured patients. The USAISR offers multiple resources for those caring for combat casualties including clinical practice guidelines as well as reference and training materials.
The USAISR is the Department of Defense's primary laboratory for developing solutions to trauma and critical care challenges in combat wounded personnel. The Research Directorate partners with hundreds of academic, industry and allied nation military laboratories to perform basic, translational and clinical research to advance the care of the injured patient.

USAISR Nurse's Thesis Recognized by Army, Air Force Leaders

Maj. Angela B. Samosorn Ph.D.
An Army Nurse Corps Officer at the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research (ISR) was recognized by Army and Air Force leaders for a thesis she wrote while attending the Command and General Staff College (CGSC). Maj. Angela B. Samosorn Ph.D., Chief of Clinical Research Support, wrote a thesis entitled, "How Creativity is Integrated into the United States Army War College Curriculum as told by Faculty: A Qualitative Case Study."

Meledeo Presents at Prominent Conference

Adam Meledeo, PhD, presents his research
Adam Meledeo, PhD, a research scientist on the USAISR Blood and Shock Resuscitation Combat Casualty Care Research Team, presented at the 63rd American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting and Exposition in Atlanta, Georgia, on December 11-14. More than 20,000 hematologists and other health care professionals from all 50 states and more than 100 countries around the world attended this year's conference.

Williams, Perry Compete for USAMRDC Best Warrior NCO, Soldier of the Year

Spec. Colin Perry completes the obstacle course
The U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research (ISR) Non-commissioned Officer of the Year and Soldier of the Year award winners at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston were among a dozen competitors vying for the title of U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command (MRDC) Best Warrior NCO and Soldier of the Year during a competition last month. Sgt. Gerald Williams and Spc. Colin Perry, 2022 ISR NCO and Soldier of the Year, respectively, both Medical Laboratory Specialists (68K) competed in a grueling week-long competition alongside MRDC's best NCOs and Soldiers on March 1-4. The competition tested the competitor's soldiering skills, both physically and mentally.
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