AF doctor garners multiple awards for contributions to military medicineOct 12, 2014
Lt. Col. (Dr.) Vikhyat Bebarta, the director of the 59th MDW En Route Care Research Center (ECRC) and chief of medical toxicology at the San Antonio Military Medical Center on Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas, was notified he will receive the Air Force Association's 2014 Paul W. Myers award and the National Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) Basic Science award for his contributions to medicine.
Bebarta was instrumental in creating the ECRC, a premier research center charged with providing warfighters with the absolute best life-saving medical treatment. The center is considered the cornerstone for warfighter health care research supporting the Air Force Medical Service and the Joint Combat Casualty Care Research Program.
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