Wesley M. Theurer


Lieutenant Colonel, Army

Department of Primary Appointment:
School of Medicine
Family Medicine
Program Director
Location: Womack Army Medical Center, Ft. Bragg, NC
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Bachelor of Arts, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Utah State University, 1997
Doctor of Osteopathy, University of North Texas Health Science Center - Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2002
Masters of Public Health, University of North Texas Health Science Center - Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2002
Masters of Business Administration, Pacific Lutheran University, 2014


Dr. Theurer (pronounced: tī(ə)r) currently serves as Program Director of the Army's premier Family Medicine residency program at Womack Army Medical Center, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. He loves working with students, residents, and faculty. He is an outdoors enthusiast who volunteers as a Scoutmaster for the Boy Scouts of America. He and his wonderful wife are proud parents through the blessings of foster care and adoption.

Education and Research
Dr. Theurer had the privilege of completing the prestigious Madigan Faculty Development Fellowship. He has served as residency faculty at Tripler Army Medical Center and Womack Army Medical Center. He has published multiple articles. He has presented at regional and national level conferences.

Leadership in Medicine
LTC Theurer has served in multiple clinical leadership roles throughout his military career. In Wiesbaden, Germany he served as Medical Director. He served as OIC (Officer In Charge) at the Tripler Family Medicine Residency Clinic. He served as Associate Program Director at both the Tripler and Womack Family Medicine Residency programs.

Military Specific
In 2007-2008 LTC Theurer deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom with the 1st Infantry Division.

Representative publications, projects, and/or deployments

Johnson JD, Theurer WM. A Stepwise Approach to the Interpretation of Pulmonary Function Tests. American Family Physician. (2014) 89(5):359-66

Theurer WM, Bhavsar AK. Prevention of Unintentional Childhood Injury and Death. American Family Physician. (2013) 87(7):502-9

Overbeek-Wager E, Theurer WM. Does screening overweight children for hyperlipidemia lead to improved outcomes? Evidence Based Practice, (2013) 16(11): 13