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Col (Dr.) Heather Yun: Infectious Disease WarDoc Tackles Tough Cases at Home and Across the Globe

Updated: Nov 18, 2021

In this episode you will learn how critical infectious disease (ID) physicians are to the military health system. Dr. Yun will regale you with accounts of how she had to deal with major virus outbreaks in San Antonio as well as some very interesting stories from deployment. You will hear anecdotes about darting Howler monkeys in the study of exotic diseases and find out how it feels to be 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 highlights some impactful research with which she has been involved. Tune in for some excellent insights and some entertaining tales from a storied military medicine career.









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