Commissioned Corps E-Bulletin
Graduates of Officer Basic Course 38
Distinguished Graduate Award Presented at Office Basic Course 38
Honor Squad for Officer Basic Course 38
The Commissioned Officer Training Academy, in association with the Office of Force Readiness and Deployment, wishes to extend congratulations to graduates of the Officer Basic Course (OBC) 38.

OBC training is a 2-week course of study for new calls to active duty to the Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service (Corps). Officers learn about the history of the Corps and establish a foundation of knowledge in preparation for their Corps careers.

Congratulations to the following officers who graduated on 22 October 2010.

Rank  Name Category Operating Division/ Staff Division/ non-HHS Organization
CDR David a. Duncan Medical U.S. Coast Guard (USCG)
LCDR Eric O. Cartagena Nurse Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
LCDR Kari Harris Health Services  Officer (HSO) Department of Defense (DoD)
LCDR Malik M. Imam Pharmacy Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
LCDR Gertie M. Jones Nurse Indian Health Service (IHS)
LCDR Kristin Lecy   Nurse IHS
LCDR Marisol Martinez Pharmacy DoD
LT Jose A. Aparicio  Pharmacy DHS
LT Golden B. Berrett  Pharmacy IHS
LT Jennifer D. Bosgra  Pharmacy IHS
LT Michael B. Brady  Pharmacy IHS
LT Meghan E. Brett Medical Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
LT Michael L. Brooker  Pharmacy IHS
LT Amit S. Chitnis  Medical CDC
LT Bryan E. Christensen Environmental Health Officer (EHO) CDC
LT Donna J. Clevenger  HSO FDA
LT Carl B. Coats  Pharmacy IHS
LT Zewditu Demissie  Scientist CDC
LT Casey L. Edinger Pharmacy  IHS
LT Jacklyn M. Finocchio  Pharmacy Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP)
LT Joanna L. Gaines  Scientist CDC
LT Jessica Graham  HSO IHS
LT Daniel N. Hamil  Pharmacy IHS
LT Asha Z. Ivey  HSO IHS
LT Brendan R. Jackson Medical  CDC
LT Michel D. Janda  Engineer FDA
LT Frank J. Koch Dietitian  BOP
LT David Lewis  HSO DoD
LT Molly M. MacDonnell Pharmacy IHS
LT Justin C. Markley  Pharmacy IHS
LT Jeffrey T. McCollum Veterinarian  CDC
LT Elizabeth Moham  Pharmacy BOP
LT Lawrence A. Momodu Pharmacy Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
LT Khang D. Ngo  Pharmacy IHS
LT Lelo T. Ngoma Nurse  BOP
LT Katherine A. O’Connor Nurse  CDC
LT Erika C. Odom  Scientist CDC
LT Janell A. Routh  Medical CDC
LT Abby J. Shannon  Dental IHS
LT Jodi M. Sides Nurse  IHS
LT Joanne Spafford  Nurse   BOP
LT Helen S. Stevens Pharmacy IHS
LT Elizabeth B. Thompson Pharmacy  BOP
LT Cole Weeks HSO DoD
LT Dana Woodhall  Medical CDC
LTJG Vashti Bocker HSO  FDA
LTJG Christian L. Bullock  HSO HRSA
LTJG Scott M. Daly  EHO IHS
LTJG Rachel L. Katonak  Nurse IHS
LTJG Ellen D. Smith  Nurse BOP
LTJG Liza D. Soza HSO  DHS
LTJG Jeffrey L. Sumter HSO FDA
ENS Elizabeth J. Fleischer  HSO BOP

Distinguished Graduate Award Presented at Officer Basic Course 38
LT Khang D. Ngo received the “Distinguished Graduate Award for Officer Basic Course 38” from RADM Boris D. Lushniak. LT Ngo is a member of the Pharmacy category assigned to the Indian Health Service. Congratulations, LT Ngo!

Honor Squad for Officer Basic Course 38   
Congratulations to the “Honor Squad for Officer Basic Course 38.” Members of the squad are (left to right): LCDR Marisol Martinez (Squad Leader); LTJG Scott Daly; ENS Elizabeth Fleisher; LT Michel Janda; LT Molly MacDonnell; and LT Zewditu Demissie. Congratulations First Squad!
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