LIEUTENANT COLONEL Eric E. Poulsen
LTC Eric E. Poulsen is from
The Woodlands, Texas.
He is a graduate of the University of Richmond, in Virginia, where
he earned Distinguished Military Graduate honors and was
commissioned into the Army Medical Service Corps in 1994.
His first assignments were in Germany, serving as medical
platoon leader for 1st Battalion, 37th Armor in Vilseck and then as
Executive Officer for the U.S. Army Health Clinic in Darmstadt.
He was then assigned to Fort Hood, Texas, where he served as
Brigade Medical Planner for 1st (Raider) Brigade, 4th Infantry
Division (Force XXI) followed by Medical Company Command in the 4th
(Packhorse) Forward Support Battalion, 4th Infantry Division.
He then completed a Master’s Degree in Health Care Administration
(MHA) from Baylor University, in Texas, with an administrative
residency at the North Atlantic Regional Medical Command in
Washington, D.C. He
then served as Chief, Clinical Business Operations for Walter Reed
Army Medical Center including a five-month appointment as Military
Liaison to the ASD, Health Affairs consulting study chartered to
develop a future vision for a fully Integrated Health Care System in
the National Capital Area.
He returned to Fort Hood, Texas for assignments as
Administrator, Department of Family and Community Medicine and
Chief, Managed Care for the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center.
Before arriving at Evans Army Community Hospital, LTC Poulsen has
served as the Deputy Commander for Administration of Patterson Army
Health Clinic at Fort Monmouth, New Jersey, Director, Managed Care
for the Southern Regional Medical Command at Fort Sam Houston,
Texas, and most recently as the Deputy Commander for Administration
of the Kenner Army Health Clinic, a multi-specialty outpatient
MEDDAC at Fort Lee, Virginia.
His awards include the Meritorious Service Medal (6 OLCs), Army
Commendation Medal (2 OLCs), Army Achievement Medal (1 OLC), German
Proficiency Badge (Silver), and Expert Field Medical Badge.
He is a recipient of the Order of Military Medical Merit
Medallion and has served with three units receiving distinction with
the Army Superior Unit Award. LTC
Poulsen is a graduate of the AMEDD Officer's Basic and Advanced
Courses, Combined Arms and Services Staff School, and the Command
and General Staff College.
He is a Board Certified Healthcare Executive and a Fellow in
the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE).