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==Divisions and Subordinate Units of the WRAIR==
 
==Divisions and Subordinate Units of the WRAIR==
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===Divisions at the Daniel K. Inouye Building===
 
===Divisions at the Daniel K. Inouye Building===
 
The Walter Reed Army Institute of Research hosts two Centers of Excellence for Military Psychiatry and Neuroscience and for Infectious Disease Research which are headquartered in Silver Spring, Maryland.
 
The Walter Reed Army Institute of Research hosts two Centers of Excellence for Military Psychiatry and Neuroscience and for Infectious Disease Research which are headquartered in Silver Spring, Maryland.
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:''For the pre-1953 history of WRAIR's predecessor institutions, see [[Army Medical School]].''
 
:''For the pre-1953 history of WRAIR's predecessor institutions, see [[Army Medical School]].''
   
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The WRAIR traces its institutional heritage back to the [[Army Medical School]], founded by [[Surgeons General of the United States Army|U.S. Army Surgeon General]] [[George Miller Sternberg|George Sternberg]] in 1893, by some reckonings the first school of public health and preventive medicine in the world. The organization name was officially changed to the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research in 1953.
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The WRAIR traces its institutional heritage back to the [[Army Medical School]], founded by [[Surgeons General of the United States Army|U.S. Army Surgeon General]] [[George Miller Sternberg|George Sternberg]] in 1893, by some reckonings the first school of [[public health]] and preventive medicine in the world. The organization name was officially changed to the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research in 1953.
   
 
Through the 20th century, medical discoveries continued to be found by Army researchers from the Army Medical School as U.S. military presence grew across the globe. Between 1900 and [[World War I]] (WWI), they showed that the cause of dengue fever was a filterable virus. They showed that parasites cause [[amebic dysentery]] and discovered a treatment for it. A vaccine against typhoid and a simple test for syphilis were developed. [[Water chlorination|Chlorination]] as a method to disinfect drinking water was invented by Institute researchers. These and other advances in medicine, sanitation and hygiene were used by troops during WWI. By WWI, Army researchers from the Army Medical School were working in Asia and the Americas.<ref>https://wrair-www.army.mil/index.php?view=100years</ref>
 
Through the 20th century, medical discoveries continued to be found by Army researchers from the Army Medical School as U.S. military presence grew across the globe. Between 1900 and [[World War I]] (WWI), they showed that the cause of dengue fever was a filterable virus. They showed that parasites cause [[amebic dysentery]] and discovered a treatment for it. A vaccine against typhoid and a simple test for syphilis were developed. [[Water chlorination|Chlorination]] as a method to disinfect drinking water was invented by Institute researchers. These and other advances in medicine, sanitation and hygiene were used by troops during WWI. By WWI, Army researchers from the Army Medical School were working in Asia and the Americas.<ref>https://wrair-www.army.mil/index.php?view=100years</ref>

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