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  • 651 Colley Avenue
  • Norfolk, Virginia
  • 23507
  • (757) 446-7121

Who are we?

The National Center for Collaboration in Medical Modeling and Simulation (NCCMMS) is a research and collaborative center dedicated to improving patient care through engagement with the simulation industry. The NCCMMS seeks to increase the quality and quantity of medical modeling and simulation-based training and education available to healthcare students and practitioners, to develop new analytic and modeling technologies through active collaboration with industry, academic, and government partners.

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February 26

Robert Armstrong @NCCMMS contributed to the wiki Profile Message

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November 16

Robert Armstrong @NCCMMS: The recent M&S in Hampton Roads report prepared by the Comonwealth is available here:

8 years ago

November 01

Robert Armstrong @NCCMMS: Check out this online presentation to gain an understanding into the sub-domains of the healthcare arena where M&S is directly applicable.

8 years ago

October 30

Robert Armstrong @NCCMMS contributed to the wiki Profile Overview

8 years ago

Organization Information

  • Contact Information: 757-446-7121 or
  • Founder: C. Donald Combs, PhD and Bowen Loftin, PhD
  • Headquarters: Norfolk, VA
  • Services: research, development, collaboration, education
  • Key People: C. Donald Combs, PhD and John Sokolowski, PhD, Bob Armstrong, Taryn Cuper
  • Type: Public

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  • Develop simulation-based technologies that:
    • Impart efficient and effective learning.
    • Support certification in new procedures.
    • Support periodic recertification to improve the training of health care professionals.
  • Develop simulation-based technologies to improve patient care.
  • Collaborate with medical and health care licensing and accrediting bodies regarding the proper use of simulation in teaching, training, and certification.
  • Collaborate with Department of Defense modeling and simulation companies on medical modeling and simulation projects.
  • Leverage modeling and simulation technologies and expertise developed nationally and internationally for the advancement of the health care professions and patient safety.
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