Elizabeth Marx Perkins


Major, Army

Department of Primary Appointment:
School of Medicine
Location: Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD
Research Interests:
Care of military connected children with special healthcare needs
Impact of parental military deployment on child development
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8/2010-5/20014 M.D. Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine, Bethesda, MD
8/2005-12/2007 B.S. University of North Carolina (cum laude), Chapel Hill, NC
1/2005-6/2005 Visiting Student in the Honors Program in History, University of Edinburgh, Scotland
8/2003-12/2004 Meredith College Raleigh, NC

Representative publications, projects, and/or deployments

Current Appointment: Chief, Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, WRNMMC (May 2022-present)

Fellowship: Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics, Madigan Army Medical Center, JBLM, Tacoma, WA (2017-2020)

Residency: Pediatrics, National Capital Consortium, WRNMMC, Bethesda, MD (2015-2017)

Internship: Pediatrics, National Capital Consortium, WRNMMC, Bethesda, MD (2014-2015)

Board Certification: American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics (October 2017); American Board of Pediatrics, Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics (April 2021)

Alpha Omega Alpha (2014)

U.S. Army Surgeon General's Award (2014)


Perkins EM, Sorensen I, Susi A, Hisle-Gorman E. The Impact of Having a Child With Special Healthcare Needs on Length of Military Service. Mil Med. 2021 Nov 26:usab495. doi: 10.1093/milmed/usab495. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34850102.

Hostler DC, Marx ES, Moores LK, Petteys SK, Hostler JM, Mitchell JD, Holley PR, Collen JF, Foster BE, Holley AB. Validation of the International Medical Prevention Registry on Venous Thromboembolism Bleeding Risk Score. Chest. 2016 Feb;149(2):372-9. doi: 10.1378/chest.14-2842. Epub 2016 Jan 12. PMID: 26867833.