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HJF Announces Executive Team Changes
HJF has announced changes to its executive team, including the promotion of three individuals.

HJF Researcher's Brain Training Featured by NPR
Kara Blacker, HJF researcher, shows a specific type of brain training works to improve working memory. 

Retired Marine Corps General Joins HJF Council of Directors
Marine Corps General John “Jay” Paxton Jr. (Ret) has joined the Council of Directors of HJF.

HJF Names John W. Sigmon as Chief Human Resources Officer
HJF announced today that it has named John W. Sigmon as Chief Human Resources Officer, effective Oct. 16, 2017. He will be a member of the organization’s Executive Team and report to President Caravalho.

HJF Awards Joanna Sells HJF Fellowship for 2017-2018
HJF has selected a promising Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) doctoral student to receive a Fellowship for the 2017-18 academic year.

HJF Names Joseph Caravalho Jr., MD, as Next President & CEO
Dr. Joseph Caravalho, Jr. is named as HJF president. He begins work on September 1, 2017.



HJF's Research Initiatives Office will be exhibiting during the 126th AMSUS conference, on November 28 through December 1, 2017. Please contact the RIO team at with questions.