Joy Wheat, M.D.
Joy Wheat, M.D., Major, Air Force
Name: Joy Wheat, M.D., Major, Air Force
Menopause and female sexual health
Professional degree - University of Texas Health Science Center, MD
Residency - St. Louis University, OB/Gyn Residency
Following residency completion, Dr. Wheat served as a staff physician at Keesler Medical Center in Biloxi , MS. She then volunteered to serve overseas at Aviano Air Base, in Aviano, Italy. During that time she was the Women's Health Clinic Medical Director and assisted with the transition of the hospital to an outpatient facility, including termination of obstetric services. She then moved to Bethesda to join the OB/GYN faculty at USUHS and assist with the medical student clerkship, as well as residency education at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.
Representative publications, projects, and/or deployments
- Assistant Director of Clinical Clerkships, USUHS, Dept of OB/GYN (current position)
- OB/GYN, 31st Medical Group, Medical Director for Women's Health Clinic, Aviano Air Base, Aviano Italy, 2016-2018
- OB/GYN, 81st Medical Group, Keesler Air Force Base, Biloxi, MS, 2012-2016