Danny Shiau MD, MPH (CAPT, USN)

Danny Shiau MD, MPH (CAPT, USN)

Name: Danny Shiau MD, MPH (CAPT, USN)

Department of Primary Appointment:
Position: USU Staff
Title: Director

Affiliated Center: CGHE

Email: dshiau@cghe.org (link sends e-mail)


CAPT Danny Shiau is Director of the USU Center for Global Health Engagement. He previously served as Director of the Programs and Joint Force Support Division at the Center. Prior to joining CGHE, he served as Director of Public Health and Force Health Protection at the USPACOM Surgeon’s Office. CAPT Shiau is a board-certified preventive medicine physician. He received a Biological Sciences degree from Stanford University and earned his Doctorate in Medicine from USU. He then completed a pediatric internship and served as the medical officer for USS Harpers Ferry. He went on to complete his preventive medicine residency at USU. 

CAPT Shiau deployed as the OIC for Forward Deployed Preventive Medicine Unit in Kuwait and served as Head of Threat Assessment as a preventive medicine officer at Navy Preventive Medicine Unit TWO. While there, he provided operational consultation and surveillance to units deploying to USCENTCOM, USAFRICOM, and USSOUTHCOM. He then served as Deputy Director for Emergency Preparedness, M3/5 Medical Operations at Navy Bureaus of Medicine and Surgery. His primary focus was Pandemic Influenza policy and planning, ensuring emergency preparedness at Navy medical facilities worldwide. He was attached to OPNAV 093, designated by the Surgeon General as the Navy’s Senior Public Health Emergency Officer, providing public health consultation to senior commanders.