||COL Deydre S. Teyhen DPT, PhD, OCS
Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR)
COL Deydre Teyhen is currently the Commander of the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, the U.S. Department of Defense's largest biomedical research laboratory. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Sports Science at Ohio Wesleyan University in 1993, her Master's in Physical Therapy from the Army-Baylor University in 1995, her Ph.D. in Biomechanics from the University of Texas in 2004, and her Doctoral Degree in Physical Therapy from Baylor University in 2008. COL Teyhen graduated with distinction from the Army War College with a Master's Degree in Strategic Studies in 2014. Prior to assuming command of the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, COL Teyhen Commanded the U.S. Army Health Clinic-Schofield Barracks. Prior to that she served as the Assistant Chief of Staff-Public Health at the Army's Office of the Surgeon General; where she led the Army's Performance Triad initiative and oversaw the Army Medicine's response to public health diseases, such as the Zika and Ebola viruses. COL Teyhen's research portfolio focuses on Soldier health and medical readiness (public health, musculoskeletal medicine, behavioral health, resiliency, imaging, and technology). Her research accomplishments include over 5 million dollars in grants, 80 peer-reviewed publications, 110 presentations at conferences, and 130 invited lectures.