Contact Information

Consortium for Health and Military Performance

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
4301 Jones Bridge Road
Bethesda, Maryland 20814

Patricia Deuster, PhD, MPH
CHAMP Director
Phone: (301) 295-3020

Dr. Francis G. O'Connor, COL, MC, USA
CHAMP Associate Director
Phone: (301) 295-0220

Jeff Leggit, COL, MC, USA
CHAMP Medical Director
Assistant Professor
Phone: (301) 295-9466



  • Biodex Laboratory
  • Clinical Malignant Hyperthermia Testing Center
  • Department of Anesthesiology
  • Department of Family Medicine
  • Department of Military and Emergency Medicine
  • Department of Neurology
  • Environmental Laboratory
  • Human Performance Laboratory (HPL)
  • Human Performance Resource Center (HPRC)
  • Injury Prevention Research Lab (IPRL)
  • Medical and Clinical Psychology

DoD Partners, Collaborators, and Resources

  • 711th Human Performance Wing
  • Air Force Health and Wellness Centers
  • Air Force Medical Service (AFMOA)
  • Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center
  • Army Human Dimension Initiative
  • Center for Deployment Psychology (CDP)
  • Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness (CSF)
  • Defense Center of Excellence (DCoE)
  • Defense Health Agency
  • DoD Hearing Center of Excellence (HCE)
  • Joint Preventive Medicine Policy Group
  • Medical Education and Training Command (METC);
  • Military Health System
  • Naval Health Research Center (NHRC)
  • TRADOC Army CFT Development
  • U.S. Army Medical Department (AMEDD)
  • U.S. Army Medical Research and Material Command (MRMC)
  • U.S. Army Public Health Command (USAPHC)
  • U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine (USARIEM)
  • U.S. Military Entrance Processing Command (MEPCOM)
  • U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED)
  • U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM)
  • Vision Center of Excellence (VCE)

Other Federal Partners, Collaborators, and Resources

  • Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
  • National Institutes of Health, Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS)
  • United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA)
  • United States Pharmacopeia Convention (USP)

Civilian Partners, Collaborators, and Resources

  • American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
  • American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)
  • Korey Stringer Institute
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
  • National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)
  • Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database