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Captain Nita Sood

Career assignments: Since 2010, Captain Sood has been assigned to the Defense Health Agency, where she currently serves as the DHA Liaison Officer to the U.S. Africa Command (USAFRICOM). As the senior DHA representative, she is responsible for the coordination and delivery of critical DHA programs and activities to the Combatant Command. Prior to this assignment, Captain Sood served as the Chief of Staff for DHA Healthcare Operations, where she provided executive oversight for the policy, procedures, and direction of healthcare administration in the military medical treatment facilities under the purview of DHA. Captain Sood also served previous tours at the Department of Health and Human Services, which included Senior Adviser to the Officer of Global Health at the Health Resources and Services Administration and Pharmacy Consultant to the Southeast Region for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

Education: Pharm.D., University of Georgia; MPH, Emory University; and B.S., Howard University.