Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service

Scientist Professional Advisory Committee


Career Development Seminars

  • APFT 2016 updated requirements [PDF] - presented June 2016 by LCDR Elizabeth Irvin-Barnwell, prepared by CDR Toure, LCDR Degrange, LT Piercy.
  • Top Ten Tips for Promotion Success – presented Oct 2014 by CDR Mary McCormick, USPHS Promotions Coordinator. Note: These slides are not intended as a primary source of promotion information. Please refer to the CCMIS Promotion Information webpage for the most current and accurate information.
  • USPHS Uniform Policy Updates and Service Khakis Refresher – presented Jun 2014 by LCDR Scott Steffen and LCDR James Lyons.
  • Managing vs. Leading – presented Jul 2013 by Mr. Robert Tobias, Directors, Key Executive Leadership Programs, American University.
  • Scientist Category ODU Training – presented Apr 2013 by LCDR Jessica Cole and LT John Pesce.
  • National Prevention Strategy – presented Mar 2013 by LT Shauna Mettee.
  • SciPAC Priority Areas – presented Nov 2011 by CDR Karon Abe and CDR Jackie Sram.
  • The Retirement Process – presented Jan 2011 by Mr. Thomas Berry, Retirement Coordinator, Compensation Branch.
  • Post-9/11 GI Bill – presented Dec 2010 by Norma Chichester and Mary Boone.
  • USPHS Honor Awards training – presented Apr 2010 by CDR Ross Spears.

Science and Practice Series Presentations

  • Reducing Health Disparities and Advancing Health Equity – presented May 2014 by J. Nadine Garcia and CDR Samuel Wu.
  • Needs Assessment 101 – presented Mar 2014 by LCDR Asha Ivey-Stephenson. Please contact author for additional information.
  • Writing Peer Reviews for Academic Journals – presented Jan 2014 by LCDR Robin Toblin.
  • Want to Learn More About Writing Grants? – presented Nov 2013 by CAPT Christine Hunter.


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