COLONEL (DR.) THERESE A. BOHUSCH

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Col. Therese A. Bohusch is the Commander, 319th Medical Group, Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota.  She is responsible for daily outpatient clinic operations, an ambulance service providing first response and transport, and the medical readiness of all base-supported personnel.  Colonel Bohusch leads 180 medics serving 4,700 enrollees with an operating budget of $6.1 million.  The group supports units operating the Global Hawk, one of two locations worldwide operating and maintaining the High Frequency Global Communications System and several geographically separated units in the two-state, one-province region.

Colonel Bohusch entered the Air Force in 1992 upon receiving a direct commission.  She graduated from Military Indoctrination for Medical Service Officers at Medina Annex, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, in September of 1992.  Colonel Bohusch's career includes assignments in physical therapy ranging from neonatal and inpatient care to outpatient orthopedic services, a Medical Force Development Fellowship and staff positions in the Office of the Air Force Surgeon General, squadron command and an Air Force Fellowship with the RAND Corporation.

Prior to her current position, Colonel Bohusch was Commander, 66th Medical Squadron, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts.

EDUCATION
1992 - Bachelor of Health Science, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science, cum laude
1992 - Master of Physical Therapy, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science, cum laude
1997 - Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Ala. (Residence)
2001 - Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala. (Correspondence)
2007 - Doctor of Physical Therapy, University of Sciences in Philadelphia
2007 - Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Ala. (Correspondence)
2011 - Air Force Fellow (SDE), RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, Calif.

ASSIGNMENTS
1.  October 1992 - August 1994, Staff Physical Therapist, 86th Medical Group, Ramstein Air Base, Germany
2.  August 1994 - August 1996, Chief, Pediatric Physical Therapy Services, Air Force Services for Exceptional Children, 52nd Medical Group, Spangdahlem AB, Germany
3.  August 1996 - August 1999, Assistant Chief, Physical Therapy Clinic, 60th Medical Group, Travis AFB, Calif.
4.  August 1999 - June 2002, Chief, Physical Therapy Clinic, 347th Medical Group, Moody AFB, Ga.
5.  June 2002 - July 2003, Biomedical Sciences Corps Fellow, Directorate of Force Development, Office of the Surgeon General, Headquarters Air Force, Bolling AFB, Washington, D.C.
6.  July 2003 - July 2005, Biomedical Sciences Corps Force Structure Manager and Manpower and Organization Action Officer, Directorate of Force Development, Air Force Medical Support Agency, Bolling AFB, Washington, D.C.
7.  July 2005 - July 2009, Primary Care Teams Flight Commander, 75th Medical Operations Squadron, Hill AFB, Utah
8.  July 2009 - July 2011, Commander, 30th Medical Operations Squadron, Vandenberg AFB, Calif.
9.  September 2010 - July 2011, Deputy Commander, 30th Medical Group, Vandenberg AFB, Calif.
10.  July 2011 - June 2012, SDE Fellow, RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, Calif.
11.  July 2012 - April 2014, Director, Surgeon General Executive Services, Office of the Surgeon General, Headquarters Air Force, Falls Church, Va.
12.  April 2014 - July 2015, Commander, 66th Medical Squadron, Hanscom AFB, Mass.
13.  July 2015 - present, Commander, 319th Medical Group, Grand Forks AFB, N.D.

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Air Force Meritorious Service Medal with 6 oak leaf clusters
Air Force Commendation Medal
Air Force Achievement Medal with 1 oak leaf cluster
Joint Meritorious Unit Award
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with 4 oak leaf clusters
Air Force Organizational Excellence Award
National Defense Service Medal with 1 bronze star
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Nuclear Deterrence Operations Service Medal
Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon (Pistol)

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS
1990 - present, American Physical Therapy Association
2001 - present, Board Certified Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
First Lieutenant, August 1992
Captain, August 1994
Major, November 2001
Lieutenant Colonel, August 2007
Colonel, December 2014

(Current as of April 2016)