William Haffner, M.D.

William H.J. Haffner, M.D.

Name: William H.J. Haffner, M.D.

USU Department of Primary Appointment: 
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Editor-in-Chief, Military Medicine. AMSUS
Faculty Rank: 
Full Professor
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD
Office Phone: 
(301) 295-3886


A.B. Degree from Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT
M.D. Degree from George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC
Internship in Surgery, George Washington University Hospital, Washington, DC
Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, NY, NY

Representative publications, projects, and/or deployments

  • Chief, Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Clinical Director, Gallup Indian Medical Center, 1971-1981
  • Attending Physician, National Naval Medical Center and Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, 1981-2016
  • On-site clerkship director, then medical student program director, NNMC and USUHS, 1983-1997
  • Residency Program Director, NNMC and Uniformed Services Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1994-2005
  • Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, USUHS, 1992-2003
  • Editor-in-Chief, Military Medicine, AMSUS, 2006-2017
  • President, Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics, 2006-2007
  • Chief Medical Officer, U.S. Public Health Service. 1990-1994