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Colonel Jeremy D. Johnson graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1996, where he lettered in men’s basketball and earned a Bachelor of Science Degree with Honors in Life Sciences. He obtained a Medical Doctorate (MD) from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) Medical School in Bethesda, MD (2000), a Master of Public Health from the University of Washington (2008), and a Master of Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College (2022).

Colonel Johnson completed his Family Medicine Residency at Dewitt Army Community Hospital, Ft. Belvoir, VA and a Faculty Development Fellowship at Madigan Army Medical Center where he was also a faculty physician. At Tripler Army Medical Center he served in positions of increasing leadership to include the Family Medicine Residency Associate Program Director, Program Director, and Acting Department Chief of two clinics with a patient population of 18,000.

he deployed to Baqubah, Iraq during OIF as a Battalion Surgeon for 1-25 SBCT.

Colonel Johnson previously commanded the Coleman Barracks Health Clinic in Mannheim, Germany.  He served as the Deputy Commander for Medical Services at Brian D. Allgood Army Community Hospital in Seoul, South Korea and as the Command Surgeon for US Army Alaska.

He is a graduate of the Army Medical Department Officer Basic Course, the Army Medical Department Captain’s Career Course, the Command and General Staff College, and the U.S. Army War College.

Colonel Johnson’s decorations include the Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal (with four Oak Leaf Clusters), Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal (with six Oak Leaf Clusters), Meritorious Unit Commendation, the National Defense Service Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medical, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korea Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, Overseas Service Ribbon, and the Expert Field Medical Badge. He is a recipient of the Order of Military Medical Merit and the Army Surgeon General’s 9A Proficiency Designator.

He is a Board Certified Family Physician and a Fellow in the American Academy of Family Physicians. He has published nine research articles in peer-reviewed medical journals and has presented extensively on the topics of leadership and medicine.

Colonel Johnson, originally from Colorado Springs, CO, is married to the former Jennifer Hogen and they have three wonderful daughters.