Contact Information

Office of Equal Employment Opportunity

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Office of Equal Employment Opportunity
4301 Jones Bridge Road
Bethesda, Maryland 20814-4799
Room E-2016
Main Number: (301) 295-9732
Fax: (301) 295-5916

Office of Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity Misson Statement

USUHS EEO strives to accomplish its mission by promoting an environment free from personal, social or institutional barriers that could prevent USUHS faculty, staff and students from rising to their highest potential. USUHS policies are in place to ensure the organizations conduct their affairs free from unlawful discrimination and sexual harassment. The policies also provide for equal opportunity and treatment for all individuals irrespective of their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, genetic Information or disabilities.

EEO Complaint Process

Procedures for processing individual complaints of discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, genetic information, disability or reprisal. EEO Complaint Processing Procedures

Discrimination & Sexual Harassment Hotline

The DoD Discrimination and Sexual Harassment Hotline are available 24 hours a day. You can reach the hotline by calling 877-995-5247.

DoD Safe Helpline, Sexual Assault Support for the DoD Community

USU Disability Program Manager

Mrs. Patricia A. Burke is the point of contact for Equal Opportunity issues. Contact her via email or (301) 295-9732.

For Assistance

Director - Mrs. Patricia A. Burke 295-9732
Program Specialist - Mr. Edmund Burke 295-9388


  • Mr. Edmund Burke 295-9388
  • Ms. Cathy Hemelt 295-4371/3339
  • Celestine Vaughan-Thompson 295-1977
  • Gwendolyn Smalls 295-3981

Special Emphasis Observances

  • African American History Month (FEB)
  • National Women's History Month (MAR)
  • Asian American/Pacific Islander Month (MAY)
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Month (JUN)
  • Hispanic Heritage Month (SEP)
  • Disability Month (OCT)
  • Native American Month (NOV)

Points of Contact

Mr. Edmund Burke 295-9388