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Rhonda Cornum

Rhonda Cornum, American career military officer, urologist. Decorated Legion of Merit, Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Purple Heart, Air Medal, Prisoner Of War Medal; named an The 50 Politicos to Watch, Politico, 2010. Fellow: Aerospace Medical Association, American College Surgeons.

Background

  • Cornum, Rhonda was born on October 31, 1954 in Dayton, Ohio, United States.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry and Nutrition, Cornell University. Doctor of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, 1986. Graduate, National War College, 2003.

    Career

    • Commissioned 2d. lieutenant United States Army, 1978, advanced through grades to brigadier general. With Letterman Army Institute of Research. General surgery intern Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 1986—1987.

      Chief primary care and community medicine then chief aviation medicine Army Aeromedical Center, Fort Rucker, Alabama, 1987. Chief Crew Life Support Branch Army Aeromedical Research Laboratory, 1989. Flight surgeon United States Army, Persian Gulf, 1990.

      Staff urologist Eisenhower Army Medical Center, 1998. Medical task force Commander United States Army, Bosnia-Herzegovina, 2000—2001. Commander Landstuhl Military Hospital, 2003—2005.

      Director Comprehensive Soldier Fitness United States Army.

    Membership

    Fellow: Aerospace Medical Association, American College Surgeons.

    Connections

    • Married Kory Cornum, 1983. 1 child Regan.
    Rhonda Cornum
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    Born October 31, 1954
    (age 63)
    • 1986
      Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences
    • 2003
      National War College
    • 2001
      medical task force Commander United States Army
    • 1978
      Commissioned 2nd. lieutenant United States Army
    • 1986 - 1987
      general surgery intern, Walter Reed Army Medical Center
    • 1987
      chief primary care and community medicine then chief aviation medicine Army Aeromedical Center
      Fort Rucker, Alabama, United States
    • 1989
      chief Crew Life Support Branch Army Aeromedical Research Laboratory
    • 1990
      flight surgeon United States Army
    • 1998
      staff urologist Eisenhower Army Medical Center
    • 2003 - 2005
      Commander Landstuhl Military Hospital
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