2016 Vietnam Center and Archive Symposium

“A Medical History of the Vietnam War”

Sponsored by:
The Vietnam Center and Sam Johnson Vietnam Archive, Texas Tech University
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences Army Medical Department Center of History and Heritage
March 10-12, 2016
Holiday Inn San Antonio Airport, San Antonio, Texas

This symposium will feature presentations on many facets of medicine and healthcare related to the Vietnam War to include our historical understanding of military medicine, medical support during various campaigns, medical issues specific to Vietnam and the region, postwar medical issues, mental health issues, and other related topics. Please see the program agenda below for a detailed listing of presentations.

Event location and Lodging: For guests traveling to San Antonio for the event, we have secured an excellent rate at the event hotel, the Holiday Inn San Antonio Airport ($109/night). The rate contract allows for a few days before and after the event in case you plan on visiting San Antonio for a longer period of time. To get this rate, please register using our block of rooms:

Holiday Inn San Antonio Airport
Group Code: TTU
Link: Holiday Inn
Phone: 1 877 834 3613

Thank you and we hope you will join us in San Antonio for this remarkable symposium.


Videos of the sessions can be found here.


The 2016 Symposium Agenda is now available online and Download.

Special Note

Please direct any questions regarding this event to Dr. Steve Maxner, director, Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. He may be reached at steve.maxner@ttu.edu or 806-834-2621.