Contact Information

Consortium for Health and Military Performance


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

champ@usuhs.edu

Patricia Deuster, PhD, MPH
CHAMP Director
Professor
Phone: (301) 295-3020
Email: patricia.deuster@usuhs.edu

Dr. Francis G. O'Connor, COL, MC, USA
CHAMP Associate Director
Professor
Phone: (301) 295-0220
Email: francis.oconnor@usuhs.edu

Jeff Leggit, COL, MC, USA
CHAMP Medical Director
Assistant Professor
Phone: (301) 295-9466
Email: jeff.leggit@usuhs.edu

Current Protocols

Human Performance Laboratory

  • Exertional Heat Illness: Biomarkers for Prediction and Return to Duty
  • Effects of Caffeine and Heat Exposure on Exercise Induced Creatine Kinase
  • Comprehensive Soldier Fitness: Physical and Nutritional Resilience Metrics
  • The Green Road Project - Holistic and Integrative Health
  • The Warrior Canine Connection - Therapeutic Service Training Dogs

Injury Prevention Research Laboratory

  • JUMP-ACL: Epidemiology of Jump-Landing Movements and ACL Injury
  • Does Sustaining an Ankle Sprain Increase Risk of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury in Military Cadets?
  • The Effects of a Neuromuscular Training Program on Reducing the Incidence of Lower Extremity Stress Fractures in Military Service Members

Call (301) 295-1371 or email humanperformancelab@usuhs.edu for more information about participating in a research study.