Eric M Flake


Lieutenant Colonel, Air Force

Department of Primary Appointment:
School of Medicine
Program Director
Location: Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, WA
Research Interests:
Autism, Developmental Delay, Stress with Military Children
Technology to benefit child assessments
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Lt Col Eric Flake M.D. is the program director of only Department of Defense (DoD) Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics Fellowship at Joint Base Lewis McChord, Tacoma Washington and began the only DoD Autism Center - JBLM Center for Autism Resource, Education and Services (CARES). He attended the military medical school (USUHS) graduating in 2001. Dr Flake is board certified both in Pediatrics and Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. Dr. Flake has published numerous articles and presentations regarding the psychosocial effects of deployment on children. Dr Flake is an Associate Professor at the Uniform Services University and Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Washington. He current serves on the Executive Council for the Uniformed Services Section of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and member of the science advisory board for the Military Child Education Coalition.