Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs Leadership
Colonel Sarah B. Goldman
Director, Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs
U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command
COL Sarah Goldman currently serves as the Director, Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs, U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command.
Her previous assignments include: Commander of Public Health Activity – Italy; Director of Congressional Affairs at the Office of The Surgeon General in Falls Church, VA; Congressional Liaison for the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army (FM&C) where she worked with the House and Senate Appropriations Committees; Deputy Director, Neurotrauma Research Program at the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command; Traumatic Brain Injury Program Director at the Office of the Surgeon General where she was appointed as a member of a NATO Technical Team; and Researcher at the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine.
In 2011, she deployed to Afghanistan as a member of the Health Service Support Assessment Team to review Traumatic Brain Injury care. From 2009-2010, she deployed to Balad, Iraq as a Senior Scientist with the Joint Combat Casualty Research Team. Her first 8 years of military service were with the U.S. Navy as a Division Officer at U.S. Naval Hospital – Yokosuka, Japan and as an Assistant Department Head at Naval Hospital Jacksonville prior to being selected for the Navy’s Long-Term Health Education Program.
COL Goldman holds a Ph.D degree in Kinesiology from Indiana University (2008) and received its Early Career Outstanding Alumni Award in 2015. She earned her Master’s degrees in Occupational Therapy from Washington University in St. Louis (1997) and in Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College (2017).
Her awards include the Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal (with two Oak Leaf Clusters), Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal (with two Oak Leaf Clusters), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, and several service and campaign ribbons. COL Goldman has earned the Army Staff Badge and is a member of the Order of Military Medical Merit.
Last updated Monday, January 3, 2022