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

For the Warfighter

Every warrior is an athlete. Just like the professional athlete, the warfighter must pay attention to performance, operational skill sets, injury prevention, performance enhancement through training and nutrition, and rehabilitation when necessary. Our extensive sports medicine experience in the military setting allows us to adapt professional best practices to optimize warfighter performance.

Nutrition, physical training, resiliency - physical and mental, and recovery between missions and deployments is critical to the success and optimization of the warfighter. You are indeed a WARRIOR ATHLETE for whom we bridge the gap between science and best practices to the operational setting.

Visit CHAMP’s Human Performance Resource Center for the latest human performance optimization practices.