Conference Speakers

Terry Rauch PhD, MPH, MBA

Director of Medical Research and Development Health Readiness Policy & Oversight OASD(HA)
Defense Health Headquarters

Dr. Terry M. Rauch currently serves the Department of Defense within Health Affairs, Health Readiness Policy and Oversight (HRP&O) as the Director of Medical Research and Development (R&D).

Dr. Rauch represents the DoD R&D community in international health agreements and domestic federal agency and non-government partnership in an effort to better serve missions, and medical readiness for 2.3 million service members through cross collaborations. Dr. Rauch has more than 35 years of experience in many facets of the Military Health System and has held numerous senior level positions in the Army and the Office of the Secretary of Defense. As a senior military officer he served as the Chief of Staff to the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, and principal advisor to four Assistant Secretaries of Defense for Health Affairs on matters pertaining to biomedical research, development and acquisition as well as medical products and devices needed to protect U.S. military forces against Chemical, Biological, Radiological & Nuclear (CBRN) threats. He commanded the U.S. Army Public Health Command-Europe, a scientific and technical organization that provided comprehensive preventive medicine services to garrisoned U.S. Army forces in Europe. Dr. Rauch served as the Chairman of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Working Group on Preventive Medicine advising Stabilization Forces–Bosnia and Stabilization Forces–Kosovo on preventive medicine matters. As Deputy Commander, and then later as Chief of Staff, of the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command he supported the daily management and integration of a medical research, development, and acquisition program encompassing 11 subordinate laboratories in six countries, 3,000 personnel, and over $1 billion in funding. Dr. Rauch received his Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from the University of Cincinnati, where he also earned his Ph.D. in biology and psychology.

Presented by the UCLA Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
Presented by the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Center for Blood Oxygen Transport and Hemostasis