VP, Information & Education Technology, Chief Information Officer (CIO)
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS)
Timothy J. Rapp is currently assigned to the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS), Bethesda, MD where he serves as the Vice President, Information & Education Technology and Chief Information Officer (CIO). He also serves part-time on the Telemedicine & Advanced Research Center (TATRC) staff as a project officer.
Mr. Rapp was born on 28 April 1967 and raised in Austintown, Ohio. He is a Distinguished Military Graduate from Bowling Green State University, OH where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology in 1989; a Masters degree in Health Care Administration from Webster University in 2000; and a Masters of Health Information Systems (HIS) from the University of Pittsburgh in 2001. He also maintains the following credentials: Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) with the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) with the National Cancer Registrars Association (NCRA).
After entering the Army in 1990, LTC (Ret) Rapp was initially assigned to the 4th Infantry Division (ID) where he served in various positions ranging from 1/8th Infantry Medical Platoon leader to 704th Main Support Battalion Adjutant. After serving with the 4th ID he was assigned to Fort Sam Houston, TX where served as the Commander of Alpha Company, Brooke Army Medical Center. Later assignments included: Adjutant, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center (LRMC) and Europe Regional Medical Center (ERMC); Chief, Patient Affairs Branch (LRMC); Chief, Patient Accountability Branch (LRMC); Chief, Information Technology Engineering at the Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center (TATRC); Chief, Readiness for Army Systems Integration at the Army Office of The Surgeon General (OTSG); and most recently as the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) Chief Information Officer.
His military awards include the Meritorious Service Medal; Army Commendation Medal; Army Achievement Medals; the Airborne Parachutist Badge; the Air Assault Badge; the Expert Field Medical Badge (EFMB) and the Abzeichen fur Leistungen (German Sports Badge) in Gold. He and his wife Christina have five children: Rachel, Zachary, Caleb, David, and Jason.