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  • Maj. Angela B. Samosorn Ph.D.
    USAISR Nurse's Thesis Recognized by Army, Air Force Leaders (10-Aug)
    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." Continue Reading »
  • Adam Meledeo, PhD, presents his research
    Meledeo Presents at Prominent Conference (10-Aug)
    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. Continue Reading »
  • Spec. Colin Perry completes the obstacle course
    Williams, Perry Compete for USAMRDC Best Warrior NCO, Soldier of the Year (10-Aug)
    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. Continue Reading »
  • Brig. Gen. Tony McQueen and Col.(Dr.) J. Brian Lanier
    Lanier Takes Command of USAISR (8-Jul)
    Col. (Dr.) J. Brian Lanier assumed command of the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research (ISR) 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. Brig. Gen. Tony McQueen, Commander, U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command and Fort Detrick, Maryland, hosted the time-honored Army ritual. Continue Reading »
  • Maj. (Dr.) Nicholas Studer
    USAISR Physician Assists in Producing Life-Saving Infusion Tubing (8-Jun)
    Wounded Warriors injured on the battlefield often require life-saving rapid infusions of blood products shortly after a serious injury. The standard intravenous tubing used for these infusions can constrict the flow of resuscitating fluids, lengthening the amount of time when time is of the essence. Continue Reading »


  • Col. (Dr.) Mark E. Stackle
    Stackle Takes Command of USAISR (22-Jul)
    In a time-honored Army custom, Col. (Dr.) Jerome L. Buller relinquished command of the U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command's (USAMRDC) U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research (USAISR) to Col. (Dr.) Mark E. Stackle during a change of command ceremony on July 21 at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas. Continue Reading »
  • Sgt. Stephen Freed
    USAISR Soldiers on the Frontline of National Efforts to Combat COVID-19 Pandemic (13-Aug)
    In the military medical world, perhaps no one plays the role of the unassuming hero better than U.S. Army medical laboratory specialist. These vital players traditionally serve in military hospitals and clinics around the world, supporting lab services for patients while also providing expeditionary laboratory support to deployed service members. Continue Reading »
  • Sgt. Maj. Jennifer A. Redding
    Redding Assumes Role as USAISR's Senior Enlisted Leader (13-Aug)
    Sgt. Maj. Jennifer A. Redding assumed responsibility as the senior enlisted leader of the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas. Continue Reading »