Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics
4301 Jones Bridge Road
Bethesda, Maryland 20814-4799
(Building, Room) AFRRI3176N
Phone 301 295-4357
Associate Professor, Global Health & Deputy Director, Global Health Division
COL Roberto N. Nang hails from the Philippines and Utah. He graduated from the USMA, West Point in 1982. In 1983, he graduated from the Army's Officer Rotary Wing Aviator Course. He graduated from the University Of Utah College Of Medicine in 1987. He completed his Transitional Internship at DDEAMC, Ft. Gordon, Georgia in 1988 and then completed the General Preventive Medicine and Public Health Residency at MAMC, Ft. Lewis, Washington in 1990. In 1990, he obtained a Master of Public Health from University of Washington in Seattle. COL Nang is Board Certified in both General Preventive Medicine and Public Health, and Occupational Medicine. He obtained a Masters in Strategic Studies from the US Army War College in July 2010.
COL Nang's assignments include: Chief of Epidemiology, U.S. Army Medical Research Unit-ROK, 1990-1992; Chief of Preventive Medicine, USAMEDDAC, Ft. Polk, LA, 1992-1995; Commander, B Co., 61st ASMB, Mogadishu, Somalia, March-Aug, 1993; Staff Officer, Disease and Injury Control, USACHPPM, Aberdeen P.G., MD 1995-1996; Program Manager, Disease and Injury Control, USACHPPM, Aberdeen P.G., MD 1996-1999; Deployed as the Leader of USACHPPM's Special Medical Augmentation Response Team (SMART) to Managua, Nicaragua in support post-Hurricane Mitch, November 1998; Chief, Preventive Medicine, USAMEDDAC, Ft. Carson, CO, 1999-2001. While there, he was also in charge of three Occupational Medical Clinics at Dugway Proving Grounds, UT; Tooele Army Depot, UT; and Pueblo Army Depot, CO. Graduate, Resident CGSC, Ft. Leavenworth, KS, 2002; Division Surgeon, 1st Cavalry Division, Ft. Hood, TX 2002-2005; Deployed as the Division Surgeon for the 1st Cavalry Division Task Force, Baghdad Iraq, March 2003-March 2004, OIF2; Commander, 31st Combat Support Hospital, Ft. Bliss, TX, and Commander, Task Force 31 Medical (OIF 07-09). Professor in the Dept. of Command Leadership and Management at the US Army War College, PA, 2008-2010; teaching core courses as well as electives in Medical Leadership and Management. He was previously the Senior Medical Advisor to the Peace-Keeping and Stability Operations Institute, US Army War College, PA, 2010-2012 and is now in Global Health, PMB, USUHS.
COL Nang's additional military schooling includes the AMEDD OBC, AMEDD OAC, Resident CGSC/ILE, the US Army War College, Airborne School, Rotary Wing School, Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Course, Walter Reed.
COL Nang's awards include the Bronze Star Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Meritorious Service Medal (3 Oak Leaf Clusters), ARCOM (2 Oak Leaf Clusters), Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Korea Defense Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, Army Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, the United Nations Special Service Medal and other service medals. He is also authorized to wear the Combat Action Badge and the Parachutist Badge.
M.D., M.P.H., M.S.S.
Areas of Interest/Previous Research:
Lectures on "Medical Support to Detention Operations" for PMB's JMO Course Lectures on "Somalia - Case Study" & "Complex Humanitarian Operations" for PMB's Global Health II Course
Provided lectures on "The Strategic and Operational Goals for Medical Stability Operations" for the Defense Medical Readiness Training Institute's Medical Stability Operations Course. Also provided guidance and mentorship for the end-of-course practical exercise at the end of the course. 2010-2012
Provided the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Pentagon) a lecture for incoming Geographic Combatant Command Surgeons on "Medical Stability Operations, November 2012.
COL Nang's Professional Affiliations, Licenses, and Certifications include: Member, American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine since 1994; Previously Vice President of the Military Occupational and Environmental Medicine Section of the ACOEM; Previously Epidemiology Committee Member of the ACOEM; Licensed to practice Medicine from the State of Utah; Certified as a Medical Review Officer (Drug Testing);