The mission of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) is to support the readiness of America’s Warfighter and the health and well-being of the military community by educating and developing uniformed health professionals, scientists, and leaders; by conducting cutting-edge, military-relevant research, and by providing operational support to units around the world. USU currently comprises four schools and colleges and one institute: The F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine (SOM), The Daniel K. Inouye Graduate School of Nursing (GSN), the Postgraduate Dental College (PDC), The College of Allied Health Sciences (CAHS) and the Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute (AFRRI). USU is authorized to grant appropriate graduate and undergraduate academic degrees and to establish postdoctoral, postgraduate programs of study, and technological institutes related to treatment and prevention of injury and disease and research in the health sciences. USU develops and supports education and training programs designed to ensure optimal utilization of the health science labor force, facilities, and equipment within the Department of Defense and military medical departments worldwide. In addition to offering a world-class education to students, USU supports robust and high-impact programs of research.