Naval Health Research Center

Naval Health Research Center

Naval Health Research Center

JTAPIC Support

The Naval Health Research Center provides a number of capabilities in support of the JTAPIC mission. These include the following list of projects:

  • Provide Wounded In Action injury data and coding to the Joint Trauma Analysis and Prevention of Injury in Combat Program.
  • Perform and participate in the development of Joint Trauma Analysis and Prevention of Injury in Combat Program analysis products as required.
  • Be a lead agent for Wounded In Action analytics.
  • Provide subject matter expertise as required.


As the DoD's premier deployment health research center, NHRC's cutting-edge research and development is used to optimize the operational health and readiness of the nations armed forces. Within close proximity to more than 95,000 uniformed service members, world-class universities, and industry partners, NHRC's expert team sets the standards in joint ventures, innovation, and practical application.


Designated the Department of Defense (DOD) Deployment Health Research Center, Naval Health Research Center (NHRC) optimizes the operational health and readiness of our armed forces by conducting research and development to inform DOD policy and practice.

Our research, development, testing and evaluation (RDT&E) spans the spectrum from physical readiness to joint medical planning, to wounded warrior recovery to behavioral health needs, all focusing on the health, readiness and well-being of our nation's military and their families.

Our team executes many of the nation's top tri-service research and development projects such as the military's largest longitudinal study, the Millennium Cohort Study, the Consortium on the Health and Readiness of Servicewomen (CHARS) and the Joint Medical Planners Toolkit. We are a service-based organization executing more than 100 research and development projects on a daily basis.

NHRC's team includes the nation's top researchers, scientists, biostatisticians, information technologists, and more. We are composed of a mix of active duty service members, Federal civil service employees and contractors.