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Psychiatry: Faculty and Staff


Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Department of Psychiatry
4301 Jones Bridge Road
Bethesda, Maryland 20814-4799
Phone: (301) 295-3294
Fax: (301) 295-1536

Kristina D. Money, LtCol(sel), USAF, MC

Kristina D. Money, LtCol(sel), USAF, MC, is a psychiatrist and Assistant Professor at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. Dr. Money graduated from the University of Maryland at College Park with a Bachelor of Science in Biology with an emphasis in Neurobiology and Physiology in 1995. Subsequently, she joined the United States Air Force and entered USUHS as a first-year medical student in 1996. After graduating from USUHS in May 2000, she moved to San Antonio, TX where she spent the next four years completing internship and residency in the combined program at Wilford Hall Medical Center and the University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio. During her last year, she was Assistant Chief Resident for over fifty residents before completing Psychiatry Residency in June 2004. Her first staff assignment led her to Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, where she spent the next three years. While there, she supported the Dover Port Mortuary during the early part of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. She also served in the key capacity of medical director of the Mental Health Flight as well as deputy chief of medical staff for the 436th Medical Group. This was followed by a return to her home state and the National Capitol Area with an assignment to Andrews AFB, MD. There she became Chief of both the Addiction Services and Mental Health Clinic Elements as well as the deputy commander of the Mental Health Flight for over fifty personnel. She also served as the Chair of the Psychiatry Department at Malcolm Grow Medical Center and site director for the National Capital Consortium psychiatry residency program. During this time she was invited to move to USUHS and become part of the department faculty and a Scientist with the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress. Here since July 2009, she engages in all four years of medical school education, to include Introduction to Clinical Medicine, Human Behavior, Third-Year Clerkships, and FTX Bushmaster, in addition to pursuing interests in traumatic stress research and education.

Dr. Money is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and is licensed in the state of Maryland. She completed an Honorary Academic Fellowship in Geriatric Psychiatry awarded by the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatrists in 2004. She also completed Air Command Staff College (2008) by correspondence.

Past recognitions include Company Grade Officer of the Quarter for the 436th Medical Group (2005), Air Force Medical Service Award for Field Grade Officer Clinical Excellence for Air Force District of Washington (2008), Award of Excellence in Teaching, Department of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (2008), Air Force Achievement Medal (2007), and the Meritorious Service Medal (2007).