Michael E. Kilpatrick

Director of Strategic Communications


Military Health System

Michael E. Kilpatrick, M.D., is the Director of Strategic Communications for the Military Health System (MHS) • Dr. Kilpatrick develops and directs aggressive strategic communication plans to increase public awareness of the accomplishments and direction of the MHS in health care delivery, medical research, and medical education and training. • He has led and managed the programs affecting deployment health for over a decade and has taken the lead on major communication efforts including depleted uranium, embedded fragments and the overall continuum of care throughout the Military Health System. • Dr. Kilpatrick brings a unique expertise in being able to respond to the concerns of Service members and their families. His extensive experience in clinical care, research and medical leadership optimizes the reach and effectiveness of his communication team efforts.