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The guest in this episode of The Health Leader Forge is COL Jean Barido, the Commander of the US Army Public Health Command – Central. The Command provides public health leadership and evidence-based preventive medicine programs and veterinary services to optimize the health of military units, installation personnel, and animals within 20 states, the Caribbean, and Central America.

In this podcast they talk about COL Barido’s career as an Army Nurse Corps officer, starting in the reserves and then transitioning to active duty. They discuss her many roles in the military including deployments to Kosovo and Afghanistan, and then discuss her role as the Commander of a dispersed unit with many diverse missions. They conclude with a discussion of leadership.

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The Health Leader Forge

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Co-produced by University of New Hampshire College of Health and Human Services (UNH CHHS) and Northern New England Association of Healthcare Executives (NNEAHE)

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