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Defense Health Board Subcommittees

Health Care Delivery Subcommittee

This subcommittee, when tasked in accordance with DOD policy and procedures, shall provide advice for the DHB's consideration on matters pertaining to the delivery of medical and dental care. Individuals appointed to this subcommittee shall be talented, innovative private and public sector healthcare leaders in at least one of the following disciplines: clinical health care, patient safety/quality care, and beneficiary representation.

Health Systems Subcommittee

This subcommittee, when tasked in accordance with DOD policy and procedures, shall provide advice for the DHB's consideration on matters pertaining to DOD health systems, including health care policy and program management, health economics, health insurance/benefit design, health disparities, ethics, and health technology, to include informatics and analytics. Individuals appointed to this subcommittee shall be talented, innovative private and public sector healthcare leaders in at least one of the following disciplines: health systems and health informatics.

Neurological/Behavioral Health Subcommittee

This subcommittee, when tasked in accordance with DOD policy and procedures, shall provide advice for the DHB's consideration on matters pertaining to psychological/mental health, biopsychosocial correlates of psychological/mental health, and neurological symptoms or conditions among members of the Armed Forces and their families. Individuals appointed to this subcommittee shall be talented, innovative private and public sector healthcare leaders in at least one of the following disciplines: neuroscience and behavioral health.

Public Health Subcommittee

This subcommittee, when tasked in accordance with DOD policy and procedures, shall provide advice for the DHB's consideration on matters pertaining to the public health of the population of members of the Armed Forces, their families, and other beneficiaries through the evaluation of DOD public health programs and initiatives, including education, health promotion and communication, occupational/environmental health, and prevention activities, as well as disease and injury prevention. Individuals appointed to this subcommittee shall be talented, innovative private and public sector healthcare leaders in at least one of the following disciplines: infectious disease and public health.

Trauma and Injury Subcommittee

This subcommittee, when tasked in accordance with DOD policy and procedures, shall provide advice for the DHB's consideration on matters of trauma and injury, to include methods for prevention, recognition, clinical management, and treatment. Individuals appointed to this subcommittee shall be talented, innovative private and public sector healthcare leaders in trauma medicine.

Last Updated: July 11, 2023
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