Preventive Medicine & Biostatistics

The Department of Preventive Medicine and Biostatistics (PMB) is one of the largest departments within the School of Medicine and its standing follows from the prominence of public health in the mission of the Department of Defense. The mission of the PMB Department is "to enhance health in human populations through medical education, research, and service that support and improve programs of preventive medicine, community health, and health promotion in the uniformed services."

Timothy Welsh, LCDR

Name: Timothy Welsh, LCDR, USN

Department of Primary Appointment: Preventive Medicine & Biostatistics
Position: USU Faculty
Title: Lieutenant Commander, Medical Service Corp, U.S. Navy Assistant Professor

Email: timothy.welsh@usuhs.edu (link sends e-mail)
Office Phone: (301) 295-3173
Room: Building E, Room 2010

Profile

Profile

LCDR Welsh currently serves as Assistant Professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. His prior military billets include:

  • Biological Research Assistant, United States Research Institute of Environmental, Medicine Military Performance Division
  • Aerospace Physiologist, Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Aviation Survival Training Center
  • Aeromedical Safety Officer, Naval Air Station Pensacola, Training Air Wing 6
  • Aeromedical Safety Officer, Marine Corps Air Station New River, Marine Aircraft Group 26

Education

  • M.S., Exercise Physiology, Slippery Rock State University
  • B.S., Exercise Physiology, Slippery Rock State University
  • Certificate in Laboratory Technology, George Washington University

Research

  • T.T. Welsh, J.A. Alemany, M.D. Kellogg, M.A. Sharp, A.P. Tuckow, J.S. Staab, K.R. Rarick and B.C. Nindl. Glycemic control following acute aerobic and resistance exercise. American College of Sports Medicine National Conference: Abstract and poster June 2005.
  • K.R. Rarick, A.P. Tuckow, J.A. Alemany, J.S. Staab, T.T. Welsh, M.A. Sharp, M.D. Kellogg, and B.C.Nindl. Exercise mode and volume differentially affect growth hormone and luteinizing hormone secretion patterns: American College of Sports Medicine National Conference: Abstract and oral presentation June 2005.
  • T.T. Welsh, J.A. Alemany, P.N. Frykman, S.J. Montain, A.P. Tuckow, A.J. Young, and B.C. Nindl. Jumping performance assesses performance decrements associated with overreaching. National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference: Abstract and oral presentation July 2004.
  • T.T. Welsh, D.G. Drury, R.W. Arnhold, and R. Ammon. The effects of various active recovery intensities on upon muscle performance and cardiovascular parameters. American College of Sports Medicine Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference Bushkill, PA: Oral presentation March 2000.
  • B.C. Nindl, A.P. Tuckow, J.A. Alemany, T.T. Welsh, K.R. Rarick, A.J. Young, and S.J. Montain. Utility of measuring insulin-like growth factor-I for assessing military operational stress: supporting future force warrior from the bench top to the battlefield. December 2004, US Army, Technical Report: Source Code ADA432995.
  • T.T. Welsh, J.A. Alemany, P.N. Frykman, S.J. Montain, A.P. Tuckow, and B.C. Nindl. Monitoring warfighter' physical performance during sustained operations using a field expedient jumping test. December 2004, US Army, Technical Report: Source Code: 040850.
  • T.T. Welsh, J.A. Alemany, S.J. Montain, P.N. Frykman, A.P. Tuckow, A.J. Young, and B.C. Nindl. Effects of intensified military field training on jumping performance. International Journal of Sports Medicine, January 2008; 29 (1):45 52.

Teaching

  • Human Factors Engineering
  • Aerospace Operational Physiology
  • Human Factors in Aviation
  • Special Topics in Aerospace Medicine
  • Fundamentals of Human Physiology

Areas of Expertise

  • Aerospace Physiology
  • Exercise Physiology
  • LASER System Safety
  • Aviation Safety and Mishap Investigation
  • Night Vision Imaging Systems
  • Aviation Life Support Systems

Other Professional Activities

  • Aerospace Medical Association, Certified Aerospace Physiologist
  • U.S. Navy, Aviation Safety Officer
  • U.S Navy, LASER System Safety Officer
  • Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One, Night Imaging and Threat Evaluation Instructor

Lisa Pearse, MD

Name: Lisa Pearse, MD

Department of Primary Appointment: Preventive Medicine & Biostatistics
Position: USU Faculty
Title: Adjunct Assistant Professor, Global Health Division

Ali Alameri

Name: Ali Alameri

Department of Primary Appointment: Preventive Medicine & Biostatistics
Position: USU Faculty
Title:

Karen A. Schwab, PhD

Name: Karen A. Schwab, PhD

Department of Primary Appointment: Preventive Medicine & Biostatistics
Position: USU Faculty
Title: Adjunct Associate Professor

Affiliated Departments: Neurology,

Email: karen.schwab@usuhs.edu (link sends e-mail)
Office Phone: (301) 319-0451

Shelley McCallum, MBA

Name: Shelley McCallum. MBA

Department of Primary Appointment: Preventive Medicine & Biostatistics
Position: USU Staff
Title: Program Administrator, GPM and OEM Residencies

Email: shelley.mccallum.ctr@usuhs.edu (link sends e-mail)
Office Phone: (301) 295-3717 x1668
Room: A1040A

Douglas Smith, YN1(AW), USN(Ret)

Name: Douglas Smith, YN1(AW), USN(Ret)

Department of Primary Appointment: Preventive Medicine & Biostatistics
Position: USU Staff
Title: Program Administrator, GPM and OEM Residencies

Email: douglas.smith.ctr@usuhs.edu (link sends e-mail)
Office Phone: (301) 295-1668 x3717
Room: A1040A

Shawn Garcia, MD, MPH, LCDR, MC, USN

Name: Shawn Garcia, MD, MPH, LCDR, MC, USN

Department of Primary Appointment: Preventive Medicine & Biostatistics
Position: USU Faculty
Title: Assistant Professor

Email: shawn.garcia@usuhs.edu (link sends e-mail)
Room: A1040

Tifani Gleeson, MD, MPH, LCDR, USN, MC

Name: Tifani Gleeson, MD, MPH, LCDR, USN, MC

Department of Primary Appointment: Preventive Medicine & Biostatistics
Position: USU Faculty
Title: Assistant Professor

Email: tifani.gleeson@usuhs.edu (link sends e-mail)
Room: A1040

David Tribble, MD, MPH, DrPH

Name: David Tribble, MD, MPH, DrPH

Department of Primary Appointment: Preventive Medicine & Biostatistics
Position:
Title: Director of General Infectious Diseases Program, Associate Professor

Email: dtribble@idcrp.org (link sends e-mail)

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