Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service

Junior Officer Advisory Group

Communications & Publications Committee

JOAG Communications & Publications Informational Flyer


The Communications and Publications Committee meets the second Thursday of every other month from 1200-1300 EST.

The dial in information, WebEx link, and meeting agenda is sent to all CPC members.  

The JOAG Communications and Publications Committee (CPC) is responsible for providing junior officers with the most accurate and up-to-date information to assist them as they navigate their career in the United States Public Health Service (USPHS). This will be accomplished by maintaining the JOAG Website and The Junior Officer Chronicles (formerly JOAG Journal), and increasing visibility of JOAG and the USPHS Commissioned Corps through a variety of projects.

Mission: To facilitate the dissemination of Corps-related information to junior officers. The CPC is responsible for providing junior officers with pertinent information in a timely and efficient manner.

If you're interested in being involved in shaping the future of JOAG through the CPC, please contact the Chairs.

2022-2023 Communications & Publications Committee Leadership

Role Name/Email Category Agency/OPDIV
Co-Chair (VM) LCDR Stephanie Chiang HSO CMS
Co-Chair (VM) LCDR Ogochukwu Ogoegbunam PHARM FDA
Co-Secretary LCDR Nam To ENG FDA
Co-Secretary LT Chris Carlson HSO NIH
EC Liaison (VM) LT Colin Tack ENG FDA

2022-2023 Communications & Publications Subcommittee Leads

Role Name/Email Category Agency/OPDIV
The Junior Officer Chronicles LCDR Noah Buikema  ENG NPS
The Junior Officer Chronicles LCDR Janelle Phillip HSO ICE
JO Voice LT Ashante Thomas NURSE ICE
JO Voice LT Brett Dodd SCI ICE
Operations LCDR Kimberlea Gibbs DIET NIH
Operations LCDR Emily Winans PHARM ICE
Senior Advisor Letter LCDR Janesia Robbs HSO FDA
Senior Advisor Letter LCDR Janelle Phillip HSO ICE
Career and Life Tip LT Deborah Lai PHARM ICE
Career and Life Tip LCDR Morgan Walker PHARM FDA
Website LCDR Theresa Yu NURSE NIH
Website LT Christina Waters EHO FDA
EC Website Support Team LT Zohaib Ishaq            HSO                       FDA
EC Website Support Team LT Kristin Longfellow DIET FDA

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