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 MEDDAC Deputy Commander for Administration

LTC Poulsen  


LTC Poulsen was commissioned into the Army Medical Service Corps and had his first assignments in Germany, serving as medical platoon leader for 1st Battalion, 37th Armor in Vilseck and then as Executive Officer for the U.S. Army Health Clinic in Darmstadt. He was then assigned to Fort Hood, Texas, where he served as Brigade Medical Planner for 1st (Raider) Brigade, 4th Infantry Division (Force XXI) followed by Medical Company Command in the 4th (Packhorse) Forward Support Battalion, 4th Infantry Division.

He then completed a Master’s Degree in Health Care Administration (MHA) from Baylor University, in Texas, with an administrative residency at the North Atlantic Regional Medical Command in Washington, D.C. He then served as Chief, Clinical Business Operations for Walter Reed Army Medical Center including a five-month appointment as Military Liaison to the ASD, Health Affairs consulting study chartered to develop a future vision for a fully Integrated Health Care System in the National Capital Area. He returned to Fort Hood, Texas for assignments as Administrator, Department of Family and Community Medicine and Chief, Managed Care for the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center.

Before arriving at Evans Army Community Hospital, LTC Poulsen has served as the Deputy Commander for Administration of Patterson Army Health Clinic at Fort Monmouth, New Jersey, Director, Managed Care for the Southern Regional Medical Command at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, and most recently as the Deputy Commander for Administration of the Kenner Army Health Clinic, a multi-specialty outpatient MEDDAC at Fort Lee, Virginia.

His awards include the Meritorious Service Medal (6 OLCs), Army Commendation Medal (2 OLCs), Army Achievement Medal (1 OLC), German Proficiency Badge (Silver), and Expert Field Medical Badge. He is a recipient of the Order of Military Medical Merit Medallion and has served with three units receiving distinction with the Army Superior Unit Award. LTC Poulsen is a graduate of the AMEDD Officer's Basic and Advanced Courses, Combined Arms and Services Staff School, and the Command and General Staff College. He is a Board Certified Healthcare Executive and a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE).


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Last Modified 10 September, 2015