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Commander
Colonel Christopher G. Jarvis
Womack Army Medical Center


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COL Christopher G. Jarvis previously served as the Supervisory Assistant Deputy, Health Affairs for the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Manpower and Reserve Affairs. Prior to assuming this position he served as Commander, US Army Medical Activity Alaska and Bassett Army Community Hospital from July 2016 to July 2018.

His previous military assignments include: Chief Medical Officer, Enhanced Multi-Service Market, Colorado Springs Military Health System; Regional Command-South Surgeon, Operation Enduring Freedom, Kandahar, Afghanistan; Division Surgeon, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado; Commander, Warrior Transition Battalion, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Officer-in-Charge, Phipps Troop Medical Clinic, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Balad, Iraq; Chief, Department of Family Medicine and Soldier Health Services, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Medical Operations Officer, Center for Army Lessons Learned, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; Battalion Surgeon, 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Lewis, Washington and Operation Enduring Freedom; Brigade Surgeon, 4th Aviation Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Operation Joint Forge; and Squadron Surgeon, 1st Squadron, 17th Cavalry (Air) Regiment, 82nd Aviation Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

COL Jarvis is a graduate of the United States Military Academy with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry. He received a Doctorate of Medicine Degree from the F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland. He completed his Internship and Residency in Family Medicine at Womack Army Medical Center, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. He completed his Fellowship in Primary Care Sports Medicine at Dewitt Army Community Hospital, Fort Belvoir, Virginia. COL Jarvis holds a Masters in Healthcare Administration from the Gilling’s School of Global Public Health at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and a Master of Science in National Security Strategy from the National War College in Washington, DC.

His military education includes graduate of the Army Medical Department Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College and the National War College.

His awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit (1 OLC), Bronze Star Medal with (1 OLC), Meritorious Service Medal with (4 OLC), Army Commendation Medal with (6 OLC), and Army Achievement Medal. He has earned the Combat Medical Badge, Expert Field Medical Badge, Flight Surgeon Badge, Ranger Tab, Combat Parachutist Badge, Air Assault Badge, and Army Staff Badge.

COL Jarvis is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine, a Fellow in the American Academy of Family Physicians, and is a member of the Order of Military Medical Merit.
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