MEDIA ADVISORY: Department of Defense, Prisma Health and University of South Carolina partner to study a way for quicker recovery of stress fractures

Posted on 9/23/2019

Editor’s note:
Media wishing to cover the event need to contact Leslie Ann Sully at 803-751-1472 or 803-605-0890 or leslie.a.sully.civ@mail.mil or Patrick Jones at 803-751-5272 or patrick.j.jones12.civ@mail.mil by noon Sept. 26. Media must be escorted and will meet at Fort Jackson Gate 2, Forest Drive (exit 12 off I-77) at 10 a.m., Sept. 27.

WHO:
Fort Jackson Commander Brig. Gen. Milford H. Beagle Jr.

Moncrief Army Health Clinic Chief of Rehabilitation Maj. Benjamin Bower

University of South Carolina Dr. Paul Beattie

Prisma Health/Palmetto Health-USC Orthopedic surgeon Dr. J. Benjamin Jackson 

WHAT:
News conference

WHERE:
Victory Tower on Fort Jackson, South Carolina

TIME:
10:30–11 a.m.

 

DATE:
Friday, Sept. 27

WHY:
The $2.9 million federal grant from the Department of Defense will impact approximately 250 trainees during a four year period beginning in October.

 

 

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