Archive For May, 2014

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Washington Post Covers Sergeant Sullivan Center on Front Page

On Monday, September 26, Memorial Day, a front page story about The Sergeant Sullivan Center appeared in The Washington Post. The story, by Michael Ruane, focused on the establishment of the Center's initiative to focus on funding research for unexplained veterans illnesses. The story will reach the Post's circulation of over 500,000 readers. Unexplained post-deployment illnesses are one of the most significant…

Louisiana Governor Signs State Burn Pit Registry Act

KTSB 3 Reports: "This bill is known as the Staff Sergeant William Austin Daniel Military Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry Act of 2014. The bill is named for Sgt. William Austin Daniel who died after a battle with Hodgkin's Disease after honorably serving with the Louisiana Army National Guard near burn pits overseas. In 1985, a registry was…

REPORT ON 2013 PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF THE SERGEANT THOMAS JOSEPH SULLIVAN CENTER

REPORT ON 2013 PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF THE SERGEANT THOMAS JOSEPH SULLIVAN CENTER Introduction. In 2013, The Sergeant Thomas Joseph Sullivan Center (“SSC”) continued to make great strides in its two main program areas: a public awareness campaign to bring light to the challenges of post-deployment illnesses and toxic wounds, and a research and education program to support independent medical research and…

3rd Annual Symposium on Post-Deployment Lung Health to be Held at Stony Brook School of Medicine on June 2

  This Symposium, to be held at the Stony Brook School of Medicine on Monday June 2,  provides Continuing Medical Education for providers, and has in past years also been widely attended by veterans, caregivers, and advocates.  The 2014 program will cover new‐onset respiratory symptoms after particulate matter exposure; animal and in vitro models of disease; methods to detect titanium and metals in…
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