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Dr. John Corrigan sworn in as member of the Department of Defense, Defense Health Board Neurological/Behavioral Health Subcommittee


Dr. John Corrigan was sworn in as a member of the Department of Defense, Defense Health Board Neurological/Behavioral Health Subcommittee on Monday, November 18. 

Through the Defense Health Board, the Neurological/Behavioral Health Subcommittee serves as an external advisory body for research and operational policy regarding psychological health and disorders of the body's nervous system.

The Subcommittee’s scope includes the prevention, recognition, clinical management, and treatment of psychological/mental health issues and neurological symptoms or conditions among military Service members and family caregivers. It may review any other issue requested by the Department and deemed to be within the expertise of the Subcommittee members by the Board President.

The Subcommittee shall meet as necessary with the approval of the Board for the purpose of addressing requests from the Department (assigned to the Subcommittee by the Board President) regarding psychological and neurological health. The subcommittee’s recommendations are reviewed by the Board and, if approved, are forwarded to the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs. 

 

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