Topics & Services 
Listed here are the health topics and services provided by the U.S. Army Public Health Command.  You can also use the search window or the A-Z button to locate health topics.


Featured Topics

Featured content of particular interest, located on the Home page.

Major Disciplines

Animal Medicine

  Animal Medicine topics are an integral part of USAPHC’s public health mission and affect DoD personnel’s daily lives – Military Working Dogs protection during deployment, zoonotic diseases such as rabies, and animal diseases of military interest or significance such as foot and mouth disease (FMD).  Animal Medicine topics also impact DoD families' daily lives, which includes animal family me... (more)

Deployment & Environmental Health

  The Army Institute of Public Health provides services and information pertinent to maintaining and improving environmental health on installations and in deployment locations. These services include information on environmental quality to include air quality, water quality, solid waste, medical waste, and operational noise hazards; field preventive medicine; environmental medicine; envi... (more)

Diseases & Conditions

Information on diseases and conditions of medical importance to the Army population including environmental and occupational hazards.... (more)

Emergency Preparedness & Response

Information on how to prepare for and respond to public health emergencies: man-made, CBRNE incidents and natural disasters. ... (more)

Food & Drinking Water Protection

Information regarding food and drinking water safety and defense for the U.S. Army and other DOD customers. Information and guidance on food and drinking water safety, inspections, sources, service facilities, and sanitation. ... (more)

Health Surveillance & Evaluation

Information on the status, trends, and factors that determine the health and fitness of the U.S. Army. Within this section you will find information on Behavioral Health and Social Outcomes, Disease Epidemiology, Injury Prevention, and Professional Medical Education. ... (more)

Healthy Living

Information, education, and training for health professionals on standardized, evidence-based health promotion and wellness programs and tools using science-based metrics to measure program impact and effectiveness. Information on health promotion policy implementation and policy changes at the Department of the Army, Department of Defense, TRICARE Management Activity, and Health Affairs levels.... (more)

Laboratory Sciences

Laboratory sciences services, including toxicological evaluation, are part of the occupational and environmental health assessment and medical surveillance process.         ... (more)

PHC Region-Specific Information

PHC Region-specific information, including pertinent topics and services provided at the regional level.... (more)

Workplace Safety & Health

Information on issues of industrial hygiene and occupational medicine including hearing conservation and vision conservation. ... (more)