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Scouten hails from Westfield, New Jersey. <> stream A crew member onboard Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort in New York has tested positive for the bug. Following his three year utilization tour, CAPT Scouten returned to Washington, D.C. and completed training in General Pediatrics and Pediatric Endocrinology in the National Capital Consortium, one of the first military tri-service residency and fellowship programs. Members of the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, HHS’s uniformed service, will be shipping out on the Comfort to assist in responding to the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Venezuela. He graduated in The U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) deploys from Naval Station Norfolk on Friday, June 14. USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) Crew List. His first assignment was 3d Medical Battalion, Okinawa Japan. 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He established and led the NMCP Pediatric Subspecialty Group from 2006-2010 and served as the Pediatric Department Chairman from October 2010 to April 2011, managing the largest Department of Defense training program with 200 staff and over 30 joint service residents in training. Captain Tim Quast is a third generation Naval Officer who graduated from Tulane University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering. stream At tours end he attended the Coast Guard Senior Enlisted Academy and received follow on orders to 7th Regiment, 1st Marine Division, 29 Palms, California, where he served as the Navy Personnel and Independent Battalion SEL. 5 of ; PHOTO BY: Archisto Library / Alamy Stock Photo. The USNS Comfort is a unique ship with a unique mission. 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Pier 90 where the USNS Comfort is docked. <> When called into action the USNS COMFORT can be activated and leave port in 5 days. <> With the recent response to the Coronavirus/COVID19 and the recent deployments of Navy Medical personnel and the USNS Comfort and USNS Mercy to New York City and San Francisco, the Naval Historical Foundation (NHF) asked me to recall the response of the USNS COMFORT to the Haiti earthquake in 2010 for the NHF’s … <> He attended the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) School of Medicine from 1998-2002. 8 0 obj ",#(7),01444'9=82. ;BѮ���Q0˜X߳!ȝ���>�me�$d��*&����2�!��-�}I�X5��q�U����%����i�t:���v�|`��$]A�ŨI�w-�\7��v�����oZw�Fd E�'wf�} In mid-2002, COMFORT visited the North Sea and … But, has done it in as little as 24 hours. 15 0 obj <> endobj His leadership was integral in ensuring Force Health Protection at Rota during a time when Spain had the highest worldwide mortality rate, and he authored a COVID Reconstitution Plan that has been used as a template for other regional MTFs. As Specialty Leader, he provided maximum support to the Fleet from his community by more than doubling downrange deployments from previous years and developing internist metrics for “knowledge, skills, and abilities.” He served as the Pulmonary-Critical Care and Sleep Department Chair and was an inaugural graduate for NMCSD’s Healthcare Quality and Leadership Academy. The United States is at war with an invisible enemy in the coronavirus, President Donald J. Trump said from the dock at Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia, where he and Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper saw off the Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort as it left for New York City to join the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In 2012 he reported to U.S. %PDF-1.5 ... she had the opportunity to serve in leadership roles. %���� CAPT Scouten deployed several times on USNS Comfort (T-AH 20). CAPT Scouten was selected as the Director of Medical Services for Continuing Promise 2011 and the Director of Medical Operations for Continuing Promise 2013. […] He began his career as a Surface Warfare officer serving aboard USS COWPENS (CG-63) in San Diego and USS MOBILE BAY (CG-53) in Yokosuka, Japan. Shannon cited a loss of confidence in Haltner’s ability to command as the reason for her relief pending completion of an investigation into the command climate. In addition, he directed a state-wide effort to standardize the diabetes management plan for children attending schools in the Commonwealth of Virginia. <> In these roles, he developed the clinical concept of operations; provided overarching mission guidance and policy; performed boots-on-ground needs assessments; integrated and aligned combatant command, interagency, non-federal entities, and operational medical teams for optimal effect; negotiated international privileging, donations, and importation of medications and supplies; and directed mission planning and execution. He is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and is a published expert and consultant in the field of thyroid cancer and ship-based disaster and humanitarian medicine. 3 0 obj Rachel Haltner of her duties as commanding officer, Medical Treatment Facility (MTF), USNS Comfort (T-AH 20), March 30. x��[�S۸g��A��Nc,ɒ�{;�@m�]ho���>���gBLm�n��{Α��8. 9 0 obj It is a true honor to be here today, with my Colombian colleagues, to highlight the amazing work being done by the team on the USNS Comfort. He was subsequently selected to serve as the Chief of Residents for his first staff tour and completed a Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship at Walter Reed-Bethesda's National Capital Consortium (2006-09) where he was a finalist for the Bailey K. Ashford award for research in 2009. 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On March 30, McLean’s Joel Solomon, MD, and his 1,200 crewmates on the USNS Comfort docked in New York Harbor. 6 0 obj He was the Pediatric Department Head in support of Continuing Promise 2009 and Assistant Director of Medical Services and pediatrician in support of Operation Unified Response, after the earthquake in Haiti. 5�!�eI����݃���n拊�~}pTU��]z��:���>����|��f�y�嫃����M��iqxȎgS�e/B��p�B��3N+���?c��������S�8ˆ]���q�2�b�"bq�Xqy��\�춄=�-]w�f�/������������{�4Lb'gS�>��g�w3��8�����aq�a.%�l��N��Ң�'�w�=���"���Dw@?�'���DŽ�U��3�pw ��\�����I�$#B.�(��S?]�_�z�,-����w�+��bv���/�{�ˍ?������U�I����y�[�1O�6:0�glD�")d`��? endobj During his tour, LINCOLN supported Operation Shock and Awe and Unified Assistance. Comfort ' s duties include providing emergency, on-site care for U.S. combatant forces deployed in war or other operations. Rashid Umar Abbasi. <> He deployed as Navy SEL for the Special Marine Air Ground Task Force to CENTCOM and returned to 29 Palms as the 1st Marine Division Detachment Senior Enlisted Leader. He enlisted in the Navy on 19 March 2001 and attended Boot Camp at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Illinois. ��_�&�g .�Hh,�. CAPT Scouten completed a psychiatry internship at the National Naval Medical Center and then was assigned to Naval Hospital Yokosuka, Japan as a general medical officer, where he headed the Negishi Branch Health Annex. USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) 4209 Newgate Avenue Canton Pier 11 Baltimore, Maryland 21224 4 0 obj CAPT Scouten chaired the BUMED Diabetes Action Team, drafted health care policy, and implemented programs to improve diabetes management at Navy treatment facilities. The highly publicized U.S. Navy hospital ships didn’t provide much comfort to those in need this week. The USNS Comfort is scheduled to complete its six-month humanitarian mission in October. In January of 2018 he was selected to the Command Senior Chief Program. U.S. Navy Captain Robin Lewis, a native of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, is serving aboard the hospital ship USNS Comfort as part of the efforts by the U.S Navy in response to COVID-19. Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly says he expects the USNS Comfort to arrive in New York some time next week. While there he deployed on Pacific Partnership 2013 as Medical Planning and Administration Chief. His leadership was integral in ensuring Force Health Protection at Rota during a time when Spain had the highest worldwide mortality rate, and he authored a COVID Reconstitution Plan that has been used as a template for other regional MTFs. 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