History of TATRC South
TATRC South was established as a field office in 2006 to facilitate a closer collaborative relationship with the robust medical operation environment within the Southeast region.
Originally created in 1995, the office researched and developed initiatives in telemedicine, patient simulation, distance education, and other projects as a subordinate organization of the Southeast Regional Medical Command (SERMC). As telemedicine technologies matured, it became clear to the Office of the Surgeon General of the Army that this capability would be better leveraged as a component of TATRC. By late 2005, courses of action were underway for realignment of the office from the SERMC to the US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command.
Currently, TATRC South's contribution in support of the TATRC mission has included programmatic support, management of special projects, and development of strategic partnerships that largely contribute to the following portfolios: