Adjunct Professor: John Jacocks

john jacocks
Summary:
  • M.D., Tulane University School of Medicine
  • Master's of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (MTM&H) degree from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
  • Currently the Medical Director at Atlas Research
  • Adjunct professor at Georgetown University
  • Contact: jj282@georgetown.edu
Details:

Dr. John Jacocks (COL, ret) is currently the Medical Director at Atlas Research in Washington, DC. Prior to this position, he served as Senior Medical Officer for the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), Fort Belvoir, VA. He graduated from the Tulane University School of Medicine. He is a retired US Army Medical Corps/Special Forces officer, with board certification in Family Medicine, as well as a Master of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene degree from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. He has had a variety of both clinical and operational medical assignments, from commanding a clinic in Germany, to deployments in Operations Desert Shield/Storm and Operation Iraqi Freedom, to serving as Command Surgeon for the Army Test and Evaluation Command. Dr. Jacocks currently leads Atlas Research in assisting the Veterans Health Administration’s efforts to improve women’s health care services. At DTRA, he oversaw the medical aspects of DTRA’s operational/occupational and travel medicine programs, with personnel deployed worldwide. He also works in the aviation medicine clinic of Ft. Belvoir’s Community Hospital. He holds an adjunct assistant professor position at Georgetown University School of Medicine, and is an instructor at LSU’s Academy of Counter-Terrorist Education. His priority focus areas are women’s health, medical readiness and the medical effects of weapons of mass destruction.