CHPPMCenter for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine (US Army)
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The PM-PAWS, Army Test and Evaluation Command, VS, and CHPPM jointly tested and evaluated the system at Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD, in Germany, and at Forward Operating Base Delta in Iraq, and determined its use was feasible.
CHPPM has been disestablished and its mission assumed by the Army Public Health Center (Provisional).
Additionally, the CHPPM is developing a suicide-intervention and risk-assessment training program for leaders that's scheduled to be completed in 2008.
The CJTF developed its guidance about ten months into Operation Enduring Freedom, using Annex L, the EBS, and the CHPPM survey.
On August 28, 2009, the Commander, CHPPM signed a charter to form an APHC Transition Team consisting of an executive board, steering committee, and a core team to serve as an advisory team and conduct the necessary staff analyses to fully establish the APHC.
These working groups are being led by senior personnel from throughout CHPPM and the Army Veterinary Command.
The APHC is being formed by integrating missions and personnel from CHPPM and the Veterinary Command.
These regional commands will initially be at the current locations of CHPPM or Veterinary Command regional subordinate commands.
In the first phase (October 1, 2009 through September 30, 2010), the MEDCOM established an APHC (Provisional) to integrate the capabilities of CHPPM and the Veterinary Command, and continue the delivery of public health and veterinary medical services during the transition.
When the Army Environmental Hygiene Agency transformed to become the CHPPM in 1994, a number of new missions were added to consolidate central support to operational and garrison units in several preventive medicine arenas, including epidemiology and health promotion.