Contact Information

Preventive Medicine and Biometrics: Faculty

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics
4301 Jones Bridge Road
Bethesda, Maryland 20814-4799
Building A, Room 1039H
Phone: (301) 295-9764

Douglas Rouse, Jr., Assistant Professor, Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics

Lt Col Douglas Rouse

Assistant Professor, Preventive Medicine and Biometrics


  • BS, Chemical Engineering/Electrical Engineering, Clarkson University
  • MS, Electrical Engineering, Air Force Institute of Technology
  • MD, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
  • MPH, University of Texas, Houston (San Antonio campus)


Dr Rouse's research interest is in prevention of degenerative disease through lifestyle modification, occupational medicine surveillance, patient safety, disability policy, medical education, and aerospace medicine physician training.


  • Course director PMO 511 (Introduction to Epidemiology)
  • Course director PMO 549 (Essentials of Toxicology (fall qtr))
  • Course director PMO 2001 (Preventive Medicine)

Areas of Expertise

  • Aerospace and Occupational Medicine

Selected Recent Publications

Cases from the Aerospace Medicine Resident's Teaching File. Low G-tolerance presenting as insomnia. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2002 Jul;73(7):713-4.

"Analysis of Outcomes of United States Air Force Aviators evaluated at the Aeromedical Consultation Service for Adjustment Disorders between 1990 and 1999, Residency in Aerospace Medicine Research Project, June 2001, USAF School of Aerospace Medicine, Brooks AFB TX.

"Requirements Analysis and Prototype of a Desktop Flight Surgeon's Assistant", Thesis presented to the faculty of the University of Texas-Houston Health Science Center School of Public Health in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Degree of Master of Public Health, August 2000.

"Route Planning Using Pattern Classification and Search Techniques", 1989 IEEE National Aerospace and Electronics Conference (NAECON), Author and Presenter (Research used by Abtech Corporation for development of abduction technology software)

"The Pilot's Associate: Enhancing Situational Awareness Through Cooperating Expert Systems", 1987 SAE Aerotech Conference, Long Beach CA, Principal Author and Presenter

Professional Activities

Dr. Rouse is a member of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) and the Metro Washington chapter of ACOEM.