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, Programs and Joint Force Support Division

Affiliated Center: CGHE

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


CAPT Danny Shiau is currently Director of the Programs and Joint Force Support Division at the Center for Global Health Engagement, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU). He previously served as the Director of Public Health and Force Health Protection in the Surgeon’s Office of United States Pacific Command in Hawaii. CAPT Shiau is a board certified preventive medicine physician in the Medical Corps. He attended Stanford University in Palo Alto, CA and earned a Biological Sciences Degree in 1992. He received a direct commission and attended USU and earned his Doctorate in Medicine in 1997. He then completed a pediatric internship and served as the medical officer for USS HARPERS FERRY in San Diego and 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 and as a preventive medicine officer at Navy Preventive Medicine Unit TWO at Norfolk, Virginia – providing operational consultation and surveillance to units deploying to CENTCOM, AFRICOM, and SOUTHCOM. He then transferred and served as the 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. Additionally, he was attached to OPNAV 093, designated by the Surgeon General as the Navy’s Senior Public Health Emergency Officer (PHEO), providing public health consultation to senior commanders.