Name: Joseph J Novack, MD, Colonel, Army
USU Department of Primary Appointment:
BAMC Deputy Commander for Medical Services
Clinical Assistant Professor
San Antonio Military Medical Center, TX
Business of Medicine
Tulane Hospital for Children (General Pediatric Residency)
Tulane Medical School (MD)
Tulane University (BS) Major- Cellular and Molecular Biology. Minor- History.
Entered the Army with a ROTC Scholarship to Tulane University (1991-1995). Received an Army HPSP Scholarship to Tulane Medical School (1995-1999). Received an educational delay to attend a Pediatric residency at Tulane Hospital for Children (1999-2002). Upon graduation, first active duty assignment was as the Division Support Command Surgeon to 101st Airborne Div with 12mos in Iraq (2002-2004). After the operational tour, was moved to BAMC to be a General Pediatrician (2004-2006). Was selected as General Pediatrics Service Chief at BAMC (2007-2014) w/ 12mos in Iraq as BN Surgeon to 1st Infantry Div (2008-2009). Served as Deputy Department Chief of Pediatrics, BAMC (2014-2016) and then Chief of Pediatrics, BAMC (2016-2018). Was selected to be BAMC Deputy Commander for Medical Services (2018-Current).