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 MEDDAC Deputy Commander for Clinical Services

COL Rosen  

COLONEL Irene M. Rosen

Colonel Rosen received her commission as a transportation officer from the United States Military Academy in 1987.  She served as a transportation platoon leader and as a detachment Commander in the 123rd Support Battalion in Fuerth, Germany, and subsequently as the adjutant for 47th Forward Support Battalion in Erlangen, Germany.  Following the advanced course, she served in several transportation and logistics positions within the Military Traffic Management Command in Washington, DC and the Intelligence Support Command at Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

From 1995 to 1999, COL Rosen attended medical school at the Uniformed Services University for the Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD.  She completed a Family Medicine internship and residency at Madigan Army Medical Center at Fort Lewis, WA.  She was subsequently assigned to Fort Belvoir, VA, serving first as a staff physician and then as Medical Director of the Woodbridge Family Medicine Clinic from 2002 to 2004.  In 2004 she joined the teaching faculty at the Dewitt Army Community Hospital Family Medicine Residency.

From 2005 to 2007, COL Rosen completed the Faculty Development Fellowship at Madigan Army Medical Center, and earned her Master of Public Health degree from the University of Washington.  She served first as the Deputy Chief and then as Chief of the Department of Family Medicine at Madigan Army Medical Center until February of 2014.  During this time, she also served as the Surgeon for the ROTC Leadership and Development Advanced Course.

COL Rosen’s operational deployments were as the Medical Director for Detainee Medical Care with the 115th Combat Support Hospital in Baghdad, Iraq in 2008 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, and as the Deputy Surgeon for U.S. Forces – Afghanistan and the Chief of Clinical Operations in 2014 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

COL Rosen is a graduate of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff Course, and is a fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians.  Her badges and awards include the Expert Field Medical Badge, the Bronze Star, the Meritorious Service Medal (4 OLC), the Joint Service Commendation Medal, the Army Commendation Medal (2 OLC), the Joint Service Achievement Medal (3 OLC), the National Defense Service Medal, the Iraq and Afghanistan Campaign medals, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, and the NATO medal.  She is a member of the Order of Military Medical Merit.



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