Sueann Ramsey, MPA, MA (LTC, MSC, USA)

Sueann Ramsey, MPA, MA (LTC, MSC, USA)

Name: Sueann Ramsey, MPA, MA (LTC, MSC, USA)

Department of Primary Appointment: CGHE
Position: USU Staff
Title: Deputy Director, Program & Joint Force Support Division

Affiliated Center: CGHE

Profile

LTC Sueann Ramsey joined the Center for Global Health Engagement (CGHE), Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, as Deputy Director of the Programs and Joint Force Support Division in July 2017. She serves as CGHE’s senior Army Environmental Science and Engineering Officer and facilitates collaboration and synchronization of global health efforts in support of Combatant Commands, Service Components, and other Department of Defense agencies. Her last three assignments before CGHE were at the Joint Task Force Civil Support, Fort Monroe, VA, as Force Health Protection Officer; at the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Eustis, VA, as Executive Officer for the Command Surgeon; and at U.S. Africa Command, as Chief, Force Health Protection Branch, Office of the Command Surgeon, Stuttgart, Germany.     

LTC Ramsey enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1992 and completed Basic and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. She served as a Preventive Medicine Specialist before receiving her direct commission as a Second Lieutenant in June 1994. In 1994, LTC Ramsey was assigned to William Beaumont Army Medical Center, Preventive Medicine Department, Fort Bliss, Texas. She served in two key positions including Installation Environmental Science Officer and Chief of Environmental Health, which was a field grade officer position. In 1997, she was assigned to Martin Army Community Hospital, Preventive Medicine Department, Fort Benning, Georgia, as Chief of Environmental Health. In 2000, she was assigned to the U.S. Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine, Camp Zama, Japan, where she served in a variety of positions to include Detachment Commander for 18 months, Industrial Hygiene Project Officer, and Chief of Field Preventive Medicine. She was assigned to Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Fort Gordon, Georgia in 2004 and served as Regional Environmental Science Officer, providing environmental health consultation and support to 7 Army installations in the southeast region.

LTC Ramsey has 25 years of active duty service. In 2006, she completed Command and General Staff College and was deployed to Iraq for 12 months as Chief of Preventive Medicine at the Multi-National Corps-Iraq headquarters, Camp Victory. She also served as Preventive Medicine advisor to the Director of Preventive Medicine for the Iraqi Armed Forces. In addition, she spearheaded the coordination and establishment of the Iraqi Public Health program.   

LTC Ramsey’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (5), Joint Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal (3), Joint Service Achievement Medal, and Army Achievement Medal (2).

LTC Ramsey has a Bachelor of Arts in Biological Sciences from the University of Southern California and a Master of Public Administration from Troy State University, Alabama. In 2011, she earned a Master of Arts in National Security and Strategic Studies from the U.S. Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island.  She is a fluent Thai speaker.