John D. Malone

Title: Infectious Diseases Physician Scientist
Location: Coronado, California, United States

John D. Malone, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine at Uniformed Services University, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in infectious disease research.

A professor of medicine at the Uniformed Services University in Bethesda, Maryland since 2009, Dr. Malone began his professional career with the U.S. Navy Medical Corps in 1974. At the start of the first Gulf War in 1991, he served as head of the AIDS unit at the National Naval Medical Center, which he calls the highlight of his career, and from 1994 to 1998, he was head of the infectious diseases division. Joining the Naval Medical Center in San Diego, Dr. Malone was chairman from 1998 to 2000 and director of medical services from 2000 to 2003. At the same time, he served as commanding officer of the medical treatment facility at USNS Mercy Hospital Ship from 2001 until his medical corps retirement in 2004.

Outside of his military experience, Dr. Malone worked for Pacific Northwest National Laboratory’s Center for Biological Monitoring and Modeling until 2008 and for the Uniformed Services University’s Center for Disaster and Humanitarian Assistance Medicine from 2008 to 2010. He rejoined the Naval Medical Center in San Diego as an infectious diseases staff physician for eight years before serving as head of the clinical investigations department from 2011 to 2018.

Dr. Malone received a BA from Ohio Northern University in 1975 and a MD from the Ohio State University Medical School in 1978. He continued his education and obtained a MPH from the Uniformed Services University in 2005. A fellow of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, American College of Physicians and American College of Physicians Executives, Dr. Malone has authored 55 publications related to his lectures surrounding infectious diseases and medicine in Africa. For his distinguished military service, Dr. Malone was the recipient of a Legion of Merit from the U.S. Navy. Additionally, he holds numerous medals including a Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Navy Commendation Medal, Joint Service Achievement Medal, Navy Achievement Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal and three Meritorious Service Medals, as well as a Sea Service Ribbon. To attest to his legacy, Dr. Malone can also be found in the eighth edition of Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare.

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