Chad Hulsopple

Lieutenant Colonel, Army

Department of Primary Appointment:
School of Medicine
Family Medicine
Location: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD
Research Interests:


LTC Chad Hulsopple is Director for the National Capital Consortium Sports Medicine Fellowship Program and a faculty member of the Department of Family Medicine at Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences (USUHS). He is a board-certified family medicine physician with a certificate of added qualification in sports medicine. His research interests include military musculoskeletal injuries and their impact on readiness, ultrasonography, and regenerative medicine. He has published multiple peer-reviewed articles and presented educational workshops and lectures at various forums.

His previous assignments include the Squadron Surgeon, 6th Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment; Brigade Surgeon for 16th Combat Aviation Brigade- Alaska; Command Surgeon, Aviation Task Force, Iraq; Battalion Surgeon, 4th Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne); Command Surgeon, Joint Special Operation Task Force; Student, Command and General Staff College; Fellow, NCC Sports Medicine Fellowship; Command Surgeon, Special Operation Joint Task Force; and Associate Program Director, NCC Sports Medicine Fellowship.

His military education includes the Basic and Advanced Officer Course, the Flight Surgeon Course, the Dive Medical Officer Course, the Basic Airborne Course, in-residence at the Command and General Staff College, Joint Senior Medical Leader’s Course, and U.S. Army Individual Advisor Course. In pursuit of additional training to support combat operations, he received a Fellowship in Austere and Wilderness Medicine, a Diploma in Mountain Medicine, and advanced trauma, radiation, and CBRN casualty management training.

His awards include the Bronze Star Medal, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal, the Air Medal, the Joint Service Commendation Medal, the Army Commendation Medal with OLC, the Joint Service Achievement Medal with two OLCs, the Army Achievement Medal with OLC, National Defense Service Medal, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal, the Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Army Service Ribbon, the Humanitarian Service Medal, the Overseas Service Ribbon with numeral two, NATO Medal, the Joint Meritorious Unit Award with OLC, and the Army Superior Unit Award with OLC. His other decorations include Expert Field Medical Badge, the Combat Action Badge, the Parachutist Badge, and the Flight Surgeon Badge.