John D Malone


Department of Primary Appointment:
School of Medicine
Consultant, Henry M Jackson Foundation
Location: Naval Medical Center, San Diego, CA
Research Interests:
Operational Medical Challenges for Asia Pacific Theatre
Sexually Transmitted Infections
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2004-2005 Uniformed Services University, Masters in Public Health
1987-1989 Fellowship - Infectious Diseases, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD
1982-1985 Residency - Internal Medicine including Chief Resident, Portsmouth Naval Hospital, Portsmouth, VA
1978-1979 Internship - Categorical Internal Medicine, San Diego Naval Hospital, San Diego, CA
1975-1978 Ohio State University - M.D.
1971-1975 Ohio Northern University - B.A. (High Distinction)


During his 30 year U.S. Navy career, Dr. Malone held the positions of Head, HIV/AIDS Unit; Head, Infectious Diseases Division NNMC; Chairman, Internal Medicine Department and Director for Medical Services, NMCSD; and Commanding Officer, Medical Treatment Facility, USNS Mercy Hospital Ship. After retiring in 2004 at the rank of Captain (0-6), Dr. Malone obtained a Masters in Public Health from the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences (USUHS), Bethesda, MD, and became a member of the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington. After 2 years, he joined the Center for Disaster and Humanitarian Assistance Medicine, USUHS as a Henry M Jackson Foundation employee in the role of liaison to Global Emerging Infections Surveillance and Response of the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center. Returning to his home in San Diego, CA and the U.S. Navy in August of 2011, Dr. Malone assumed the position of Head, Clinical Investigations Department, Naval Medical Center San Diego, and Research Program Manager, Navy Medicine West and was responsible for nearly 300 clinical research protocols and a $8M budget. In March of 2018, he retired from Government Service and currently supports strategic initiatives for the Henry M Jackson Foundation on a part time basis from his Coronado, CA home.
Dr. Malone is a Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Uniformed Services University with over 50 publications and 80 formal presentations. He is a Fellow, Infectious Diseases Society of America; Fellow, American College of Physicians; and Fellow, American College of Physician Executives.

Representative Bibliography

Malone JD, Brigantic R, Muller GA, Gadgil A, Delp W, McMahon BH, Lee R, Kulesz J, Mihelic FM. U.S. Airport Entry Screening in Response to Pandemic Influenza: Modeling and Analysis. Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease 2009;7:181-191. (Doi 10.101016/j.tmaid.2009.02.006)

Malone JD. Pre event smallpox vaccination for healthcare workers revisited-the need for a carefully screened multidisciplinary cadre. Int J Infect Dis 2007;11:93-97

Malone JD, Hoang TN, Dukovich M, Lavell K. Realistic Trauma Training Hones Surgical Team Skills. Proceedings 2018;144 (12):54-57.