Stunt Asia Rooky Essay.docx - address behavioral and social diseases affecting indigenous communities He has also served as the Chief Medical Officer of

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address behavioral and social diseases affecting indigenous communities. He has also served as the Chief Medical Officer of the U.S. Public Health Service and U.S. Deputy Surgeon General (2000-2005). Dr. Vanderwagen has had leadership roles in a number of domestic and international disaster- and war-related events. He served with the Pan American Health Organization in response to Hurricane Mitch in Honduras in 1999. He was the medical commander during Operation Provide Refuge, a USG support activity supporting refugees during the Serbian-Kosovar conflict in 1999. He provided consultative services in support of the civilian health system in Afghanistan in 2002-2003. He was the CPA director of Public Health and Primary Care in support of the Iraq Ministry of Health deployed to Iraq in 2003-2004 revitalizing the civilian health system in Iraq. He was the PHS team leader aboard the USNS Mercy in the U.S. Government’s response to the tsunami in Indonesia in 2005 and was the overall commander for public health and medical response to Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Dr. Vanderwagen is currently Board Chairman at VIDO Intervac, a Canadian vaccine research and development organization with the largest, and newest BSL laboratory in Canada. VIDO

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