Douglas J. Robb
Douglas Robb is a lieutenant general in the United States Air Force. He graduated from Jesuit High School (Tampa). Received Bachelor of Science degree in biological sciences, U.S. Air Force Academy, in Colorado Springs, Colorado, in 1979; a medical degree from the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine in Illinois in 1984; a master's degree in public health in occupational medicine in 1992 from Harvard School of Public Health; did his residency and board certification in 1994 in aerospace medicine and occupational medicine at Brooks AFB, Texas; attended the National War College at Fort Lesley J. McNair in Washington, D.C., in 2000; studied Medical Executive Skills Capstone in Washington, D.C., in 2002; and attended the Interagency Institute for Federal Health Care Executives at George Washington University in Washington, D.C., in 2003.
Robb is the Joint Staff Surgeon, Office of the Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff at the Pentagon (building) in Washington, D.C., the chief medical adviser to the Chairman and advisor to the Chairman, the Joint Staff and combatant commanders coordinating all issues related to operational medicine, force health protection and readiness among the combatant commands, the Office of the Secretary of Defense and the services.
Robb graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy and joined the Air Force in June 1979. He is board certified in aerospace medicine and practiced aerospace medicine in Air Force, joint and coalition aviation forces for 20 years. He was the chief of flight medicine, aerospace medicine squadron commander, and hospital and medical center commander. He was also the chief flight surgeon for U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Command Surgeon for the U.S. Central Command and Air Mobility Command. He has more than 1,600 flying hours on A-7, OV-10, F-16, C-9, C-130 and KC-135 aircraft.