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Marine Medicine

The Marine Medicine Branch (MMB) within NOAA’s Office of Health Services is dedicated to supporting OMAO ships and improving mariner readiness and wellness by performing medical screenings of all personnel before sailing, implementing preventative medicine programs, and delivering urgent and emergency medical support while underway. Emergency consultation assistance is also provided 24/7 to the sailing U.S. Public Health Service medical officers and medical persons in charge (MPICs) via phone.

For information about Marine Medicine, please check out these frequently asked questions or contact CDR Jesse McAllister, U.S. Public Health Service, MMS, APA-C, PA-C

Medical Clearance to SailPreventative Medicine Programs


Shipboard Medical Support 

Routine Medical Support

Emergency Medical Support

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