Geoffrey Chin, MD

Geoffrey C Chin, MD, Lieutenant Colonel, Army

Name: Geoffrey C Chin, MD, Lieutenant Colonel, Army

USU Department of Primary Appointment: 
Medicine
Title: 
Fellow, Clinical Pharmacology
Faculty Rank: 
Assistant Professor
Location: Walter Reed Army Institute of Research

Research Interests:
Clinical Pharmacology
Endocrinology

Office Phone: 
(301) 319-2038

Education

Fellowship, Clinical Pharmacology - Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, current
Fellowship, Endocrinology - Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, 2016
Residency, Internal Medicine - Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 2011
Internship, Internal Medicine-Psychiatry - Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 2008
MD - Uniformed Services University, 2007
MS, Physiology - Georgetown University, 2003
BS, Biology; BA, Music - Emory University, 2002

Biography

Dr. Chin completed Internal Medicine Residency training at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in 2011. Afterwards, he served as flight surgeon to 277th Aviation Support Battalion, and 3-10th General Support Aviation Battalion of the 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, 10th Mountain Division in Fort Drum, NY. From May 2013 to January 2014, he deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and served as Medical Director of C company (MEDEVAC). In RC-East, Afghanistan, he established blood transfusion capability ("Vampire Protocol") on MEDEVAC Point-of-Injury missions - training 3 MEDEVAC companies. Following this operational tour, he completed fellowship training in Endocrinology at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in 2016. He served as Chief of the Endocrinology service at William Beaumont Army Medical Center where he helped establish their Transgender Care Team and served as Endocrine Consultant to RHC-Central. He started fellowship training in Clinical Pharmacology at Walter Reed Army Institute of Research in 2019.

His interests include Clinical Pharmacology, Endocrinology, and Aviation Medicine.

Representative publications, projects, and/or deployments

  • Fellow, Clinical Pharmacology at Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, 2019 to Present
  • Chief, Endocrinology at William Beaumont Army Medical Center, 2016 to 2019.
  • Flight Surgeon, 3-10 General Support Aviation Battalion (Task Force Phoenix), 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, 10th Mountain Division, 2013 - 2014.
  • Flight Surgeon, 277 Aviation Support Battalion (Task Force Mountain Eagle), 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, 10th Mountain Division2011 - 2013.