Derrick Hamaoka, M.D.

Derrick A. Hamaoka, M.D., Colonel, Air Force

Name: Derrick A. Hamaoka, M.D., Colonel, Air Force

USU Department of Primary Appointment: 
Psychiatry
Title: 
Associate Professor
Faculty Rank: 
Associate Professor
Location: 
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD

Research Interests:
Medical Education

Office Phone: 
(301) 295-9797

Education

B.S., California Polytechnic - San Luis Obispo, CA
M.D., Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Biography

Col (Dr.) Derrick Hamaoka serves as the Assistant Chair, Medical Education, for the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences Department of Psychiatry. Prior to serving in his current position, he most recently Associate Program Director, University of Texas Health San Antonio Psychiatry residency program, leading one of the largest programs in the nation and responsible for a majority of the active duty Air Force psychiatry pipeline.

Representative publications, projects, and/or deployments

  • Assistant Chair, Medical Education, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
  • Associate Program Director, Psychiatry, University of Texas Health San Antonio (UTHSA)
  • Officer in Charge, Combat Stress Control, Adder Iraq
  • Psychiatry Clerkship Director, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences