Mark Dertzbaugh, PhD
ACTING PRINCIPAL ASSISTANT FOR RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY , U.S. ARMY MEDICAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT COMMAND
Fort Detrick, Maryland, United States
Dr. Mark Dertzbaugh is the Acting Principal Assistant for Research & Technology (PART), U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command (USAMRDC). He received his Ph.D. in Microbiology & Immunology from Virginia Commonwealth University and completed his postdoctoral training at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr. Dertzbaugh entered civilian service in 1991 working as a mucosal immunologist at the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) where he performed research in several different areas related to vaccines. In 1996, Dr. Dertzbaugh became a Product Manager for the Joint Vaccine Acquisition Program (JVAP) where he managed the development program for the Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus vaccine before returning to USAMRIID to start a new research program in pulmonary immunology. Dr. Dertzbaugh served as the Chief of Research Plans & Programs at USAMRIID for 17 years before assuming the position of Civilian Deputy at USAMRDC.
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