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  • DGMC celebrates Medical Laboratory Professionals Week

    A typical day at the David Grant USAF Medical Center consists of more than 1,500 outpatient visits and 60 emergency department visits. While the hallways and medical areas are filled with patients, there are also Airmen working behind the scenes in the Clinical and Pathology Laboratory.
  • April is Child Abuse Awareness, Prevention Month

    According to Pinwheels for Prevention, “Child development is largely influenced by early interactions with parents and caregivers; however, the community also plays a role in healthy child development.
  • American Heart Month raises awareness

    The nation celebrates American Heart Month in February to raise awareness about heart disease and how to prevent it. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women, causing 1 in 4 deaths each year in the United States, according to the American Heart Association.
  • Temporary satellite pharmacy opens Feb. 4

    The satellite pharmacy at Travis Air Force Base will open in its new temporary home Feb. 4 at 9 a.m. The current facility in the base exchange mini mall will close Jan. 31 for the move.
  • DGMC treats teen stroke patient with hyperbaric oxygen therapy

    Samantha Pipkin has three goals for 2019: wear high heels to her senior prom, get a driver’s license and shake hands with the principal when she receives her diploma from Paradise High School, Paradise, California. Normally, these actions would be easy for a teenager but they are a reach for Sam, who suffered a stroke Feb. 2, 2017, a month after celebrating her 16th birthday. After 18 months of physical therapy, Sam is now undergoing hyperbaric oxygen treatment at the David Grant USAF Medical Center at Travis Air Force Base.
  • Guevara and medical center 30 years older

    There probably isn’t a door or square-inch of space that Felix Guevara has not touched inside the 808,000 square-foot David Grant USAF Medical Center at Travis Air Force Base during the past 30 years. On weekdays, Guevara begins his shift at 2 a.m. repairing, replacing and repainting sheet rock inside DGMC. He is also responsible for the two Fisher Houses, dental clinic, clinical investigative facility and the Veteran’s Administration Clinic.
  • Remembering when DGMC moved to its current home

    When contractors turned over the keys to the David Grant USAF Medical Center at Travis Air Force Base, California Oct. 21, 1988, the medical center officially became Air Force property. However, it would take another 60 days to make it ready to receive patients.
  • Travis supports Hurricane Michael victims

    Two Critical Care Air Transport teams from Travis Air Force Base, California, headed to Scott AFB, Illinois, Oct. 10 awaiting the call to support Hurricane Michael victims. The teams are embedding with the 375th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron at Scott AFB.
  • Travis to get new satellite pharmacy

    Travis Air Force Base, California, is getting a new and bigger satellite pharmacy in the Base Exchange mini mall.
  • DGMC doctors perform first Air Force Y-90 cancer treatment

    Two Air Force interventional radiologist at the Travis Air Force Base, California, perform the first Air Force-only liver cancer treatment on a patient with Y-90 radioembolization Sept. 7.
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