What U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) efforts are ongoing to address the shortages of critical medical equipment due to the COVID-19 pandemic? DSIAC staff collected information and the proper contacts related to several DoD initiatives addressing the production of PPE, respirators, ventilators, and other medical equipment in support of the…

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Ryan Makinson

I work at the Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC), where I help manage the Journal of DoD Research and Engineering (JDR&E). The JDR&E is a newly-created, peer-reviewed journal that only publishes classified and controlled unclassified defense research. My areas of expertise include stress neurobiology and neuroimmunology. I have a Ph.D. in neuroscience from the University of Cincinnati and Bachelor of Science in neuroscience and behavioral biology.