Our History

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EST. 1993

Geneva provides military medical researchers with a complete array of proposal development and award management services designed to secure funding and foster innovative research of specific relevance to the military community.

2016-present

2020

Geneva is awarded a subcontract under CRO Pharm-Olam for Operation Warp Speed to support two lead COVID-19 vaccine candidates at six military treatment facilities.

2019

Geneva assumes management of the TriService Nursing Research Program at USU.

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2019

The USU issues a cooperative agreement to Geneva to facilitate the execution of the Musculoskeletal Injury Rehabilitation Research for Operational Readiness (MIRROR) program.

2018

Geneva celebrates its 25-year anniversary in service of its mission to advance military medicine.

2017

The Uniformed Services University issues a cooperative agreement to Geneva to facilitate the execution of the 4D Biofabrication, Bioprinting, and Biomanufacturing (4DBio3) Program.

2016

Geneva enters into a MOU with the Uniformed Services University to collaborate on multiple activities for the purpose of conducting medical research and education within the DoD and nationwide.

2011-2015

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2015

Geneva begins supporting pharmacy resident rotations at Naval Medical Center San Diego in partnership with University of California San Diego, and orthopaedic resident rotations at Madigan Army Medical Center and the VA Medical Center in San Francisco in partnership with Samuel Merritt University.

Jonas scholarship in Nursing

2015

Geneva and the Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare establish a partnership aimed at supporting a doctoral nursing scholar to participate in military medical research with a focus on veteran needs.

2015

Geneva is awarded its first Joint Warfighter Medical Research Program contract to support LTC Luis Alvarez at the National Cancer Institute – Frederick.

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2014

Geneva is awarded a contract from Naval Medical Logistics Command to support research efforts at Naval Medical Research Center – Frederick, including conducting joint research projects related to biodefense and/or infectious diseases with global research partners.

researcher of the year

2014

Lt. Col. Vikhyat Bebarta is selected as Geneva’s inaugural Researcher of the Year, in honor of his work to advance innovative medical research within the U.S. military.

2013

The 2014 National Defense Authorization Act is signed into law, which includes language to officially extend privileges to Geneva in order to work directly with the Uniformed Services University.

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2012

Geneva’s growth leads to the formation of its Scientific Advisory Board to provide expert level research guidance, ethical review, and advocacy.

2006-2010

hearing care

2010

Geneva begins collaboration with the DoD Hearing Center of Excellence in the areas of research, professional, and administrative support services.

2008

Geneva receives a Congressional Special Interest award to establish Centers for Targeted Radiation Therapy to treat cancer at Madigan Army Medical Center and the VA Puget Sound Health Care system.

mosquito net

2007

Geneva supports first international study on the development of a Malaria vaccine at Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Services in Thailand.

sounded soldiers

2006

Geneva receives its first Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program to study new treatments for bone infection within critically wounded soldiers.

2006

Geneva receives first National Institutes of Health awards at Walter Reed Army Institute of Research in the areas of respiratory toxicity and lung injury.

2000-2005

research lab

2005

Geneva receives its first federal contract award to establish a Sponsored Research Office at Walter Reed Army Institute of Research.

2003

Geneva begins providing formal proposal development services, creating a unique service not provided by similar non-profit organizations.

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2003

Geneva negotiates a master agreement for research and development with the U.S. Army, to advance military medical research.

1993-1999

1997

Geneva commences its first multi-center consortium of research under the direction of Urology Service, Madigan Army Medical Center.

President & CEO Elise Huszar

1996

Geneva’s current President and CEO, Elise Huszar, is hired as its first Executive Director.

1996

Geneva commences management of first federal grant award from TriService Nursing Research Program on behalf of nurse researchers at Madigan Army Medical Center.