U.S. Army Public Health Command
The U.S. Army Public Health Command promotes health and prevents disease, injury and disability in Soldiers and retirees, their Families, and Army civilians, and provides veterinary services for the Army and Department of Defense.” USAPHC provides consulting services to senior military leaders, commanders both deployed and in garrison, and military medical and health professionals.
Headquartered at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., USAPHC has six subordinate elements, the Army Institute of Public Health and five Public Health Command Regions.
· The AIPH, also located at Aberdeen Proving Ground, standardizes and promulgates practices and procedures used throughout the USAPHC, administers and funds public health mission execution, provides one-of-a-kind and reach-back technical capabilities, and oversees quality assurance.
· The five Public Health Command Regions execute public health missions. They are supported by 14 Public Health Command Districts that will bring public health services even closer to the Army installations and deployed units who are their customers. USAPHC personnel are assigned in 14 time zones and in approximately 400 locations around the globe. Their professions include almost 70 scientific and technical disciplines, which are brought to bear on public health issues and problems in matrixed teams.
USAPHC is a subordinate command of the U.S. Army Medical Command. Through its unique mission and capabilities, USAPHC is helping Army Medicine transform to a prevention-focused system for health.
For more information, contact the USAPHC Public Affairs Office.
Command Information Sheets
CIS 4: U.S. Army Public Health Command Distinctive Unit Insignia
CIS 11: Environmental Health Engineering Portfolio Fact Sheet
CIS 12: Epidemiology and Disease Surveillance Portfolio Fact Sheet
CIS 13: Health Promotion and Wellness Portfolio Fact Sheet
CIS 14: Health Risk Management Portfolio Fact Sheet
CIS 15: Laboratory Sciences Portfolio Fact Sheet
CIS 16: Occupational and Environmental Medicine Portfolio Fact Sheet
CIS 17: Occupational Health Sciences Portfolio Fact Sheet
CIS 18: Toxicology Portfolio Fact Sheet
CIS 19: Veterinary Services Portfolio Fact Sheet
CIS 20: Environmental Medicine Program Fact Sheet
CIS 21: Health Hazard Assessment Program Fact Sheet
CIS 22: Behavioral and Social Health Outcomes Program Fact Sheet
CIS 23: Army Wellness Center Operations Program Fact Sheet
CIS 24: Health Promotion Operations Program Fact Sheet
USAPHC News Releases on Army.mil
One Health - Command Quarterly Magazine