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Eric G. Meyer

Eric G. Meyer, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Uniformed Services University
Scientist, Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress


Dr. Eric Meyer is currently an assistant professor of psychiatry at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) where he serves as the associate psychiatry clerkship director. He completed his undergraduate training at Boston University, with degrees in Chemistry and Philosophy. Before starting medical school Dr. Meyer taught 8th grade chemistry, 9th grade physics and 6th grade english at schools in Boston and Washington DC. He completed his medical training at USUHS (AOA). He was then transferred to Lackland AFB where he completed his residency in
psychiatry at the San Antonio Military Medical Center in San Antonio. During this time Dr. Meyer was recognized as a Webb Fellow, AAP Fellow, APA Leader, and as a Laughlin Fellow. Dr. Meyer received his first commendation medal for his work in
developing an ethics curriculum and improving the SAMMC Consultation & Liaison Service. After residency Dr. Meyer was stationed at Osan AB, Republic of Korea where he served as the medical director for mental health. He was recognized as CGO of the quarter by the medical group for his leadership and advancement of the Combat and Operational Stress Control team and, upon completion of his tour, received his second commendation medal for his work integrating the suicide prevention, SARC and ADAPT training into a single wing-wide event.

Dr. Meyer's current areas of research include medical education, military cultural competence, and irritability secondary to cytochrome p450 2C19 polymorphisms resulting in polycystic ovarian syndrome. He has 13 peer-reviewed publications and two book chapters.