Mitigating the Impact of Blast-related Burn Injuries: From Prolonged Field Care to Rehabilitation and Resilience

The Ninth Department of Defense State-of-the-Science Meeting on Blast Injury Research

a U.S. Army howitzer is fired

U.S. Army Pfc. Erik Park fires a 155mm howitzer in Paktika province, Afghanistan

Photo by Ken Scar/U.S. Army


Tuesday, March 3 – Thursday, March 5, 2020


8:00 – 8:30 a.m. — Check-In & Registration
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. — Meeting


RAND's Pentagon City Office
4th Floor, 1200 South Hayes Street
Arlington, Virginia 22202-5050


Business casual for civilians and uniform of the day for military

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Register for the Meeting

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Submit an Abstract

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Abstract submissions will be accepted until October 1, 2019, at 5PM ET. Please note that abstract submissions will not be considered unless a presenter is registered to attend the meeting.

Meeting Objectives

To determine what is known and needs to be known on:

  1. The epidemiology and outcomes of blast-related burn injuries
  2. Prevention and acute management of blast-related burn injuries
  3. Prolonged field care and blast-related burn injuries
  4. The chronic care of blast-related burn injuries
  5. Game changing opportunities to transform blast-related burn injury research


Please contact Lee Remi with questions about an existing registration, or for other inquiries.