Cortney C Bleach


Major, Air Force

Department of Primary Appointment:
School of Medicine
Pediatric Endocrinologist
Location: Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD
Research Interests:
Pediatric Obesity
Healthcare disparities
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Fellowship in Pediatric Endocrinology (2020) - National Capital Consortium
Residency in Pediatrics (2013) - National Capital Consortium
Internship in Pediatrics (2011) - National Capital Consortium
Doctor of Medicine (2010) - Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Bachelor of Science (2007) - Winston-Salem State University

Representative publications, projects, and/or deployments

Faculty, NCC Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship (2020-current)

Associate Program Director, NCC Pediatrics Residency Program (2020-current)

Chair, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee, NCC Pediatrics Residency Program (2020-current)

First Place, Leo J. Geppert Case Award Competition, American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Uniformed Services (2019)

Billie Wright Adams Scholarship recipient, National Medical Association, Annual Convention and Scientific Assembly (2019)

Second Place, Fellow/Staff Case Report category, WRNMMC Research Competition (2019)

USU Faculty Teacher of the Year, Pediatric Clerkship, National Capital Area (2016)

Staff Pediatrician and GME Coordinator, MGMC Pediatric Clinic, Joint Base Andrews, MD (2015-2017)

Staff Pediatrician and Chief of Pediatric Outpatient Services, Misawa Air Base, Japan (2013-2015)


Abbas M, Wilson C, Biko D, et al: Esophageal mucosal bridge in a 7 year-old. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2014; 58(1):e1.

Blackburn K, Scott P, Wilson C, et al: The effects of music therapy on women's anxiety before and during cesarean delivery [abstract]. Reprod Sci 2011; 18(4 Suppl):374A.

Bleach C, Larson N, Brooks D. “Prevalence of Obesity and Extreme Obesity among Military Children: Fiscal Years 2012-2018.” [poster] Selected for presentation at the Pediatric Endocrine Society Annual Meeting, April 24-27, 2020, Fort Worth, TX. Conference canceled. Abstract published - Horm Res Paediatr 2020;90(suppl 1):1-185.