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USARIEM develops virtual X-rays of anatomic avatars
March 24, 2017

Scientists from the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, or USARIEM, have been involved since 2010 in developing a computer program to create full-body, complete-anatomy avatars of individual warfighters, which would make an impact on military medicine throughout the U.S. Army.

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USARIEM featured in new television program "Science Works!"
March 2, 2017

The U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, or USARIEM, whose mission is to optimize warfighter health and performance through military medical research, was featured in the new TV program "Science Works!," which aired at 8 a.m. Feb. 24 on the Science Channel.

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The science behind the Occupational Physical Assessment Test
February 22, 2017

Mention the Occupational Physical Assessment Test, or OPAT, to Soldiers, and most will know about the battery of four physical performance tests that, starting in 2017, the Army administers to all recruits to assess their physical performance capabilities to determine if they should be allowed to join the Army.

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Army researchers study nutrition requirements for high-altitude missions
November 21, 2016

It's old news that warfighters conducting combat operations in mountainous regions like Afghanistan can experience significant loss of weight and muscle mass.

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USARIEM developing algorithm to predict acute mountain sickness in Soldiers
October 24, 2016

Every Soldier is different, and this cannot be more evident when troops deployed to the same mountainous terrain experience symptoms of Acute Mountain Sickness.

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USARIEM Overview Brochure
A look at USARIEM, the Department of Defense's premier institution for environmental and exercise physiology research. (PDF 670 KB)

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USARIEM Research Opportunites Brochure
This brochure contains information on internships, post Doctoral programs, research associateships, and career development at USARIEM, the Department of Defense’s premier institution for environmental and exercise physiology research. (PDF 731 KB)

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Biophysics & Biomedical Modeling Division Brochure
An overview of BBMD and its research on biomedical models and networked physiological sensor systems. (PDF 588 KB)

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2011 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers

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2011 Research and Development Achivement Award for Technical Excellence

Department of the Army

2010 US Army Laboratory of the Year

US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command

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