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 Volume I, No. 7 Commissioned Corps E-Bulletin August 25, 2005
Office of the Surgeon General

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Red Arrow  New CPO for the Scientist CategoryNew
CAPT Helena O. Mishoe

CAPT Helena O. Mishoe was selected as the Chief Professional Officer for the Scientist category effective 1 August 2005. As Chief Scientist Officer, she is responsible for providing leadership and coordination of Public Health Service (PHS) scientist professional affairs for the Office of the Surgeon General (OSG) and the Department...see full story
Red Arrow  Promotion CeremonyNew
Promotion Ceremony
The 3rd Annual National Institutes of Health (NIH) Promotion Ceremony for U.S. Public Heath Service Commissioned Corps Officers was held in Masur Auditorium on 27 July 2005. Twenty-nine Corps officers who work at NIH were honored....see full story
Four out of every 10 White women age 50 or older in the United States will experience a hip, spine, or wrist fracture sometime during the remainder of their lives; 13 percent of White men in this country will suffer a similar fate...see full story
Red Arrow  The New Process Is Validated! Designation and Approval of Flag Grade Billets
A current list of flag grade billets has been approved. This is the first review and assessment using the new process described in the Subchapter CC23.4, INSTRUCTION 7 “Flag Grade Officer Selection and Assignment”...see full story
Red Arrow  PHS Instrumental Ensemble
PHS Ensemble
All sights were set for the Commissioned Officers Association’s (COA) 40th Annual Public Health Professional Conference at the Wyndham Franklin Plaza Hotel in Philadelphia, PA, 6-9 June, 2005. Quietly behind the scenes, officers of the Public Health Service (PHS) Instrumental Ensemble had been practicing, readying their instruments for the annual get-together...see full story
Red Arrow  APAOC Successfully Implements an Online Voting System
The Asian Pacific American Officers Committee (APAOC) successfully implemented an online voting system to enhance the ability of the committee to conduct official business...see full story
Red Arrow  Deployment to Haiti Following Hurricane
Rusted metal hospital bed frames, piles of mud-covered debris, water lines on the walls reaching upwards of eight feet—these are all images encountered during a surveillance of La Providence Hospital in Gonaives, Haiti...see full story

Red Arrow  The Junior Officer Advisory GroupNew

This article kicks off the first official column in the Commissioned Corps E-Bulletin for junior officers in the Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service (Corps)...see full story

Red Arrow  Office of Force Readiness and Deployment

Red Arrow  Awards

Red Arrow  Call for Nominations


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