John C. Bradley, MD, Colonel (Retired), US ArmyHospital Title Chief of Psychiatry & Deputy Director, Mental Health Service VA Boston Healthcare System, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry Uniformed Services University School of Medicine, Lecturer on Psychiatry Harvard Medical School.
John C. Bradley, M.D. is the Chief of Psychiatry & Deputy Director of Mental Health of the VA Boston Healthcare System. He is a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Uniformed Services University School of Medicine and Lecturer on Psychiatry Harvard Medical School. He received his medical training at the Uniformed Services University School of Medicine and completed residency training in Psychiatry at Letterman Army Medical Center in San Francisco, California. Dr. Bradley retired from the U.S. Army Medical Corps where he served as Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, and Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Vice Chair at Uniformed Services University. His military career included operational assignments for peacekeeping, stability and support operations, and combat operations in Operation Iraqi Freedom. Dr. Bradley has been honored to serve on a number of national committees and advisory councils. He is co-chair of the VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Suicidal Behavior. He served as the clinical subcommittee chair and Army representative for the DoD Task Force for the Prevention of Suicide by Members of the Armed Forces, and co-investigator for the Army Study To Assess Risk and Resilience in Servicemembers (ArmySTARRS). He served as an advisor to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies of Sciences, Board on the Health of Select Populations. Dr. Bradley has provided expert testimony to the US Congress and served on numerous scientific advisory committees. He has published extensively on the treatment of combat trauma and PTSD, the management of Suicide, and on the American Revolution.