Paul Bostrom


Lieutenant Colonel, Air Force

Department of Primary Appointment:
School of Medicine
Preventive Medicine and Biostatistics
International Health Specialist
Location: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD
Research Interests:
Global Health
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Dermatology Residency, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
Internal Medicine Internship, Mt Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY
MD, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
BA, French, Williams College, Williamstown, MA


Paul Bostrom, MD Lt Col, USAF, MC joined the Department of Preventive Medicine and Biostatistics, Global Health Division as an International Health Specialist in July 2019.

Dr. Bostrom is a board-certified dermatologist. He joined the US Air Force in 2001, and is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Medical School. He completed an Internal Medicine internship at the Mount Sinai Medical Center and a dermatology residency at Wayne State University.

Dr. Bostrom has served as a Staff Dermatologist at JB-Andrews, MD and at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany. Following these assignments, he served as an International Health Specialist at United States Air Forces in Europe (USAFE). Prior to his arrival at USU, he was Chief of Medical Staff at the 47th Medical Group, Laughlin AFB, TX and at the 66th Medical Squadron, Hanscom AFB, MA.

Dr. Bostrom holds Associate, Regional, and Global International Health Specialist Special Experience Identifiers and speaks French and German fluently.

Representative publications, projects, and/or deployments

Team Leader, US Army Cadet Command Culture and Leadership Program, Morocco, June-July 2018

Air Education and Training Command Chief of Medical Staff Commitment to Excellence Award, 2014

International Health Specialist Team Association of Military Surgeons of the United States Humanitarian Assistance Award, 2011 and 2013

Deployed as dermatologist in support of AFRICAN LION '06, '07, and '08 in Morocco