Army Institute of Public Health 

At the U.S. Army Institute of Public Health, the technical elements of the command provide a full suite of public health services and mission capabilities.

Contact Information

Name: U.S. Army Institute of Public Health 
Email Address: 
Telephone: 410-436-8717 
DSN: (312) 584-8717 
Mailing Address:
United States Army Public Health Command
Army Institute of Public Health
5158 Blackhawk Road
Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21010-5403

Additional Contact Information

USAPHC Phone Numbers:

  • Toll Free Number: (800) 222-9698
  • Staff Duty Officer: 410-436-4375
  • DSN: Dialing from within CONUS    584-4375
  • DSN: Dialing from OCONUS    (312) 584-4375
  • Emergency Line: 410-436-8393
  • Secure Fax: 410-436-7301
  • Public Affairs Officer: 410.436.1770   

 USAPHC Email:


Environmental Health Engineering Portfolio

The USAPHC provides services pertinent to maintaining and improving environmental health on installations and in deployment locations.

Epidemiology & Disease Surveillance Portfolio

Information regarding the status, trends, and determinants of the health and fitness of the US Army.

Health Promotion & Wellness Portfolio

The Health Promotion and Wellness Portfolio is one of nine portfolios at the Army Institute of Public Health, a subordinate unit of the USAPHC. It is composed of five programs.

Health Risk Management Portfolio

The Health Risk Management Portfolio provides worldwide and comprehensive health risk management to enhance readiness.

Laboratory Sciences

The Laboratory Sciences Portfolio provides responsive, comprehensive laboratory science services worldwide as part of the occupational and environmental health assessment and medical surveillance process in support of Army readiness.

Occupational & Environmental Medicine Portfolio

The Occupational & Environmental Medicine Portfolio provides Commanders, policy makers, and medical leadership with information products and consultative services that reduce adverse health impacts to Warfighters and Department of the Army personnel.

Occupational Health Sciences Portfolio

The OHS Portfolio fosters the prevention of workplace-related injury, disease, and death by providing a wide range of occupational health and injury prevention services supporting Soldiers, civilians, commanders, policy makers, and MEDCOM leadership.

Toxicology Portfolio

The Toxicology Portfolio evaluates the toxicity of military-unique and military-relevant compounds. It performs basic and applied research using animal models, genetic and cellular toxicology, genomics and computer modeling.

Veterinary Services Portfolio

The Directorate of Veterinary Services (DVS) is responsible for policy development and oversight of command missions regarding animal medicine and food protection matters.