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BU Professor Joins Wounded Warrior Project Board

Dr. Jonathan Woodson, professor of health law, policy & management at Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH), has been appointed to the board of directors for the Wounded Warrior Project.

[Photo: Dr. Jonathan Woodson]

A vascular surgeon and former assistant secretary for health affairs for the U.S. Department of Defense, Dr. Woodson leads the University-wide Institute for Health System Innovation and Policy, based in the BU Questrom School of Business. He is also a professor of surgery at the BU School of Medicine.

Dr. Woodson, who also holds the rank of brigadier general in the U.S. Army Reserves, served from 2010 to 2016 as assistant secretary of defense for health affairs in the U.S. Department of Defense. There, he was the principal advisor to the Secretary of Defense for all health and force health protection issues while ensuring the effective execution of the Department’s medical mission. Dr. Woodson oversaw the medical readiness for all military medical services, including the evacuation and treatment of those deployed during combat operations, those treated in worldwide military health facilities, and those entitled to medical treatment through TRICARE services worldwide.

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