AFIRM Military Contact and Affiliated Military Hospitals

Kathleen Berst

Acting Director of Armed Forces Institute of Regenerative Medicine (AFIRM)
Project Management Office (PMO)
Project Manager
Medical Countermeasures Test and Evaluation Facility
United States Army Medical Materiel Development Activity
1430 Veterans Drive
Fort Detrick, MD  21702 

Tel: (301) 619-3710


U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research (USAISR)

The USAISR is part of the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC) and is collocated with Brooke Army Medical Center (BAMC). Its mission is to provide requirements-driven combat casualty care medical solutions and products for injured soldiers, from self-aid through definitive care across the full spectrum of military operations; provide state-of-the-art trauma, burn, and critical care to Department of Defense beneficiaries around the world; and provide Burn Special Medical Augmentation Response Teams.


3400 Rawley E. Chambers Avenue

Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234-6315



Brooke Army Medical Center (BAMC)

Brooke Army Medical Center is a modern state-of-the-art, 450-bed health care facility that provides level-one trauma and graduate medical education. The physical appearance and the efficiency of space throughout the hospital creates a user-friendly, high quality health care environment for patients, their families, and health care providers.


3851 Roger Brooke Dr.

Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234