Dr. Heather Yun: Insights into the global impact and contributions of military infectious disease physicians and thoughts of a deployed mom with young children.
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Dr. Yun is an Air Force Infectious Disease Physician and serves as the Deputy Commander of Medical Services at Brooke Army Medical Center

In this episode you will learn how critical infectious disease (ID) physicians are to the military health system.  You will hear anecdotes about darting Howler monkeys in the study of exotic diseases and find out how the emotions of being deployed as a mother of young children.  It’s not often you hear Door-Kicking Marines calling a doc and her team “Super BADA$$”.  She describes some tough ID cases she has encountered and humanitarian missions to unusual places.

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