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Preventive Medicine

HRP&O Preventive Medicine policy director enhances operational readiness by reducing preventable causes of disease and injury and ensures that contingency capabilities for future medical threats are maintained, exercised and accountable. Provides risk assessment and oversight for public health threats to national security including:

  • Pandemic Influenza/Emerging Infectious Disease Preparedness: Develops, updates and provides oversight of medical policies and procedures that establish MHS goals and objectives for responding to diseases of public health concern.
  • Preventable Causes of Disease: Develops policies and oversees programs concerning the MHS efforts to reduce injury and illness that adversely impact on deployment readiness.
  • Public Health Threats: Provides assurance to DoD that the MHS has adequate policies and procedures in place to identify, react and mitigate risk from public health threats impacting DoD readiness.

DHA Address: 7700 Arlington Boulevard | Suite 5101 | Falls Church, VA | 22042-5101

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