Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics
4301 Jones Bridge Road
Bethesda, Maryland 20814-4799
Building A, Room 2067
Phone: (301) 295-3173
Assistant Professor and Deputy Director, Division of Tropical Public Health
Patrick Hickey, MD, FAAP. - LTC Hickey received his undergraduate training in Anthropology at Brown University and his medical degree from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. He completed an internship and residency in Pediatrics at Tripler Army Medical Center and then served as the Deputy ARCENT-SA Surgeon in Saudi Arabia before returning to Tripler as a Staff Pediatrician. LTC Hickey then transferred to Korea, where he served as a MEDEVAC Battalion Flight Surgeon before entering a Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellowship at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Upon completion of his Fellowship, LTC Hickey served as a Pediatric Infectious Diseases attending at Walter Reed, deploying to Iraq, where he served as the Director of MEDEVAC Operations and Chief of Pediatrics at the 86th Combat Support Hospital in Baghdad. In 2008, LTC Hickey joined the Division of Tropical Public Health at USUHS. He holds Associate Professor appointments in Preventive Medicine & Biometrics as well as Pediatrics. He serves as the Program Director for the Master in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, directs the Training in Tropical Medicine and Travelers Health Curriculum (an ASTMH Certificate Program), the Executive Director of the Military Medical Humanitarian Assistance Course, and remains active in teaching, research, and clinical supervision of Pediatric residents and Pediatric Infectious Diseases fellows. In addition to his academic degrees, LTC Hickey is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and holds a Certificate of Knowledge in Tropical Medicine and Travel Health by the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.
Course Director for Principals and Practice of Tropical Medicine: a Clinically and epidemiologically focused 6 credit hour course for MPH, MTM&H students, and those enrolled in the ASTMH Diploma Course. Taught once per year in the Spring term. July 08 - present.
Course Director for Travel Medicine: a clinically focused 3 credit hour course for MPH, MTM&H students and those enrolled in the ASTMH Diploma Course, includes both didactic and patient contact components. Taught twice per year in the Winter and Spring terms. July 08 - present.
Course Director for Tropical Medicine Rounds, a clinically focused 2 credit hour course for Masters in Tropical Medicine and Health (MTM&H) students and those enrolled in the ASTMH Diploma Course. Taught once per year in the Spring term. July 08 - present