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With Quick Thinking, Long Hours, USARIEM's Fagnant Nabs 'Employee of the Quarter' Award

Heather S. Fagnant, a project coordinator for the U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command's U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, was honored as USAMRDC's Employee of the Quarter on March 30.
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USARIEM Data Scientist Receives Federal Laboratory Consortium Excellence in Technology Transfer Award

Every year, the Federal Laboratory Consortium, or FLC, grants the Excellence in Technology Transfer (T2) award to Federal research teams who bring their lab innovations to the commercial space by partnering with external businesses and universities to advance society.
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The Science Behind the Army Comprehensive Body Composition Study: USARIEM completes critical data collection

The U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine cross-divisional team recently completed the U.S. Army Center for Initial Military Training (USACIMT)-directed Army Comprehensive Body Composition study.
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MRDC Best Medic Team Returns After Grueling, 'Intense' Event

The U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command's participants in the 2023 CSM Jack L. Clark, Jr. U.S. Army Best Medic Competition returned to their duty stations this week following a grueling four-day competition at Fort Polk, Louisiana.
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USARIEM says farewell to Janet (Laird) Staab after 33 years of service

For Janet Staab, working at the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine was more than a career – it was an extension of her family.


Female Warfighter Research Directorate

As the premier leader for female Warfighter health and performance, USARIEM has dedicated efforts to conduct research, identify obstacles, and inform policy makers to enhance the performance and safety of our women in uniform.
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Research Divisions

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Military Nutrition

MND's research provides the biomedical science basis for developing new rations, menus, food policies and programs that enable Warfighter health and performance.

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Military Performance

MPD conducts research to characterize, improve, and optimize Warfighter performance of military tasks and missions to prevent or mitigate performance decrements due to military-relevant threats, including injuries, physical overload, occupational stressors, and exposures.

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Thermal and Mountain Medicine

TMMD conducts research to optimize physical and cognitive performance and prevent illness associated with military operations at environmental extremes, such as heat, cold, high terrestrial altitude, and subterranean.

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USARIEM at a Glance

USARIEM conducts its mission by leveraging its unique capabilities, facilities and global partnerships with industry, academia and the government.
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U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine

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Last Modified Date: 5/23/2023