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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

Kenneth Schor, DO, MPH, FAAFP, CAPT MC USN (Ret), Acting Director


Dr. Schor is a civilian faculty member in the School of Medicine of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU), serving as Acting Director of the National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health since December 2008. He is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics. Dr. Schor received a Bachelor of Arts cum laude from Allegheny College; a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine; a Master of Science (with Distinction) from the National Defense University; and Master of Public Health from USU. Graduate medical education includes Family Medicine and General Preventive Medicine Residencies. He is an American Board of Preventive Medicine Diplomate and a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. His 27 years of active duty service in the Navy Medical Corps includes the following positions: Flight Surgeon; Family Practice Staff; Chief of Hospital Medical Staff; Branch Clinic Medical Director; University Physician; Amphibious Task Force Surgeon; Officer-in-Charge of a Fleet Surgical Team; US Marine Corps Headquarters Preventive Medicine Officer; Medical Director for Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Response (Office of the Secretary of Defense/Policy); USU Faculty and National Capital Consortium General Preventive Medicine Residency Associate Program Director. His top three personal medals include the Defense Superior Services Medal, Legion of Merit, and Defense Meritorious Services Medal. Dr. Schor has been a physician for over 31 years including 15 years of disaster medicine experience, 16 years clinical practice, 9 years outpatient and inpatient medical leadership, 13 years of graduate medical education involvement, 9 years teaching faculty, and over 5 years senior federal policy experience.