Steven Hatfill

Over the course of his career, Dr. Steven Hatfill has worked for various branches of the U.S. military. Dr. Hatfill has developed training programs for the U.S. State Department, Joint Special Operations Command, and U.S. Air Force, and he has served as an instructor for Central Intelligence Agency and Defense Intelligence Agency. Dr. Steven Hatfill also has implemented a training program in domestic preparedness for the U.S. Department of Defense and created a model healthcare training program for the U.S. military. Dr. Steven Hatfill began his military career in 1972 while attending Southwestern College in Winfield, Kansas, where he participated in the U.S. Marine Corps Platoon Leaders Course, a program that puts students on the path toward becoming commissioned officers. In 1975, Dr. Hatfill served in the U.S. Army and attended radio operator and parachute schools. In addition, he took part in the Special Forces Qualification Course. After enlisting in the Rhodesian Territorial Army in 1978, Dr. Steven Hatfill was posted to a special forces unit and won the Defence Forces Medal for Meritorious Service in 1979 for his valiant efforts. In 1981, he served in the Zimbabwe Territorial Army’s 1st Mechanized Infantry Regiment. Following his military service, Dr. Steven Hatfill completed his Doctor of Medicine at the University of Rhodesia, now called the University of Zimbabwe, in 1984. He went on to earn Master’s degrees in Microbial Genetics at the University of Cape Town and in Medicine and Medical Biochemistry at Stellenbosch University in South Africa. At Stellenbosch University, he also fulfilled a three-year hematology residency, which he completed in 1994. Over the next five years, Dr. Steven Hatfill completed fellowships at the National Institutes of Health, the University of Oxford, and National Research Council. From 1999 to 2002, Dr. Steven Hatfill worked for Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) in McLean, Virginia, where he drew on his military experience to develop training programs for a variety of U.S. defense agencies. He also gained certification as a United Nations weapons inspector. Now an Adjunct Assistant Professor at The George Washington University Medical Center in Washington, D.C., Dr. Steven Hatfill teaches students in the Department of Emergency Medicine and the Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine. Additionally, Dr. Hatfill designs training programs aimed at improving health care in the tro