Carolyn M Currie


Captain, Navy

Department of Primary Appointment:
School of Medicine
Military and Emergency Medicine
Director, Education and Training Division
Location: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD
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Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)- State University of New York Plattsburgh
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)-University of Washington
Master of Public Health (MPH)-San Diego State University


CAPT Carolyn Currie is Director, Training and Professional Development Division of the USU Center for Global Health Engagement. . Prior to joining CGHE, she served as the Regional Public Health Emergencies Officer for Europe, Africa and Southwest Asia. and Medical Directorate Senior Nursing Officer at USHN Naples, Italy. CAPT Currie is a board-certified Women's Health Nurse Practitioner (WHNP). She received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from State University of New York at Plattsburgh and earned her Master of Public from San Diego State University. She previously served as the Navy Public Health Nursing Specialty Leader.

CAPT Currie became a plank owner and Deputy Director of the Global Health Engagement Office, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery in 2012. . She deployed to Kuwait in 2006 as the first WHNP to support OIF/OEF. She was selected by Pacific Fleet N5 to be the Medical Assessment Officer aboard USS Pearl Harbor during Pacific Partnership 2013 deployment. CAPT Currie has worked with the Defense HIV/AIDS Prevention Program since 2007. She has engaged in medical activities with the Zambian Defense Force and Uganda Peoples Defence Force supporting cervical cancer screening programs and adolescent friendly health services for HIV positive beneficiaries. She also served on the DHAPP Funding Review Board responsible for appropriation of DoD and PEPFAR funding to organizations in over 80 countries.

Her personal awards include the Meritorious Service Medal (1), Navy Commendation Medal (5), Navy Achievement Medal (2), and several unit awards.