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Soldier scientists talk nutrition and performance at Boston Museum of Science

Two Soldier-scientists from the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine (USARIEM) talked to locals today at the Boston Museum of Science about some of the latest research aimed at keeping troops fueled for peak performance.

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Senior Research Scientist for Physiology joins U.S.-Canadian Arctic field exercise

There are very cold environments and then there is Arctic cold.

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SecArmy visit highlights role of science for Soldier readiness

The secretary came to Natick to learn about research initiatives and the unique value of NSSC to the Army Futures Command. Esper was especially interested in learning about the Army's research efforts on examining body composition and physical fitness standards, knowledge which would contribute to guidance on recruiting, retention, and Soldier readiness.

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Talk to the Hand: Army researchers developing tool to warm hands without gloves

Scientists from the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, or USARIEM, are developing a new device, called the Personal Heating Dexterity Device, or PhD2, for warming the hands and fingers in cold weather without the help of gloves.

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U.S. Army and UK researchers study jet lag remedy in Brunei

Could breathing reduced oxygen help warfighters recover from jet lag faster? In an effort to find out, U.S. Army and U.K. researchers recently conducted a jet lag study on British warfighters who traveled to the lush rainforests of Brunei.

Welcome to USARIEM

USARIEM Commander

Hello and welcome to the new USARIEM Webpage!

The USARIEM team is engaged in essential medical research focused on optimizing servicemen and women's health and performance during training and on the battlefield. USARIEM conducts this mission with unique facilities and top scientists, both Soldier and Civilians. Our research teams collaborate extensively with intra and interdepartmental, national and global partners.

Senior Enlisted Leader

The USARIEM team recognizes the importance of environmental and operational contingencies for the health, performance and effectiveness of troops in training or combat. USARIEM is an internationally recognized center of excellence for Warfighter health and performance. Our research studies are conducted by scientists from our four research divisions, working in concert with one another, as well as other word-class scientists from government, industry and academia. Research divisions are: Biophysics & Biomedical Modeling (BBMD), Military Nutrition (MND), Military Performance (MPD), Thermal & Mountain Medicine (TMMD).


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Last Modified Date: 22 February 2019   Facebook Twitter