Rear Admiral Bruce A. Doll
Deputy Commander, Navy Medicine East
Deputy Chief, Navy Dental Corps
Rear Admiral Bruce A. Doll
A graduate of Colgate University
, Rear Admiral Doll began his
Navy service when he
was competitively selected for the 1925I
program and was commissioned an ensign in the U.S. Naval Reserve.
Upon graduation from the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Dentistry with a DDS in 1981, he
was commissioned a lieutenant.
completed a general practice residency at the Buffalo General Hospital
first assignment was the Naval Branch Dental Clinic, China Lake, Calif., as an assistant dental officer in 1982.
A year later, Doll
was assigned to 1st FSSG, Camp Pendleton as the officer-in-charge, 1st Battalion Service Support Group.
He served as dental department head in the USS Juneau (LPD-10) from 1985 to 1987.
During WESTPAC he
earned the surface warfare officer qualification.
Doll attended the Naval Dental School and received a certificate in periodontology in 1989.
was reassigned as Periodontics department head and training officer at the dental clinic, U. S. Naval Academy
(USNA), Annapolis, Md.
He also qualified as an offshore sailing captain for the USNA midshipmen sailing program.
In 1992, Doll affiliated with the Naval Reserve, NR BUMED 106, Washington, DC, and served as training officer.
While assigned to NR Norfolk 106 from 1994-96, he served as administrative officer.
next assignment, he
reported to the 14th Dental Company
as the officer-in-charge, Detachment 2, 14th Dental Company
In 1998, he
reported as the executive officer and later (acting) CO, 14th Dental Company
, Fort Dix, NJ.
The 4th Dental Battalion awarded him the Officer of the Year.
He received a Ph.D. in Cell and Molecular Biology from Pennsylvania State University in 2000.
Commencing in October, 2001, Doll
assumed command of the 4th Dental Battalion.
In October, 2003, he
reported to REDCOM
Mid-Atlantic as the REDCOM dental officer.
In October 2005, Doll served as commanding officer, NR OHSU NNMC Bethesda.
In September 2007, he
deployed as the commanding officer, Navy Expeditionary Medical Unit.
The unit participated in joint support of Landstuhl Regional Medical Center
, Germany during OEF/OIF.
return in October 2008, he
Doll's decorations include the Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal, Navy
and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (2 awards), Navy Achievement Medal, Meritorious Unit Commendation (3 awards), Fleet Marine Force Ribbon, Arctic
Service Ribbon and other awards.
Doll is a member of many professional societies and a Diplomate, American Board of Periodontology.
is a grantee of the National Institutes of Health
has received fellowships in OKU, the International and American College of Dentists
Doll is a senior research professor with the Bone Tissue Engineering Center, Carnegie Mellon University.