Robert Liotta, M.D.
Dean of Admission and Recruitment
Captain, Medical Corps, U.S. Navy (Ret.)
Associate Professor of Radiology
F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
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Attention all aspiring physicans! Have you been dreaming of a career in the uniformed services and want to attend America’s Medical School?
Then you won’t want to miss our upcoming workshop, presented by none other than the Dean of Admission, Dr. Liotta.
In this workshop, Dr. Liotta will share invaluable insights and insider tips on how to make your application stand out in the highly competitive process of admissions to the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS). With his years of experience in medical admissions, Dean Liotta will guide you through the key components of a successful application, from crafting a compelling personal statement to securing strong letters of recommendation.
Don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn from the very best in the field and increase your chances of being accepted into America’s Medical School.
Register now for the workshop to learn, ask questions, and get your all of your questions answered.
About the Speaker:
Captain Robert A. Liotta was born in Mayfield Heights, Ohio. He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry from the United States Naval Academy in 1997 where he graduated 2nd in his class and was designated a Distinguished Midshipman Graduate by the Secretary of the Navy. He was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society in 2000 and earned his Medical Degree from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine in 2001. After completing a General Surgery Internship at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda Maryland, he was selected for additional training at the Naval Aerospace Medical Institute in Pensacola, Floridawhere he earned designation as a Naval Flight Surgeon in 2003.
His first operational assignment was as the Medical Department Head for MarineTactical Electronic Warfare Squadron 1 based out of Cherry Point, NC where he deployed to Iwakuni, Japan with operational detachments to Guam and Osan, Korea. It was during this time that he met a Marine Officer and Combat Engineer by the name of Julie Kate Ervin whom he would eventually marry in 2007. From December 2004 to June 2005, he served as the Medical Department Head for Marine Unmanned Vehicle Squadron 2 where he deployed to Al Taqaddum, Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
In July 2005, Captain Liotta began his residency in Diagnostic Radiology at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, MD. He graduated from residency in June 2009 and reported to Naval Hospital Lemoore, CA where he served as the Radiology Department Head. Captain Liotta was selected for fellowship training in Cardiothoracic Radiology at the University of Michigan in 2011. Upon completing fellowship, Captain Liotta was assigned to the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center as the Chief of Cardiothoracic Radiology where he helped establish the first Lung Cancer Screening Program within the Department of Defense. From 2014-2015, Captain Liotta served as the Chief of the Diagnostic Radiology Service, Navy Intern Director, and Assistant Chief of Graduate Medical Education. In June 2015, Captain Liotta began serving as the Deputy Director for Clinical Support until he was selected to join the Board of Directors at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center as the Director for Education, Training, and Research. In June 2019, Captain Liotta was appointed to serve as the Associate Dean for Recruitment and Admissions at the Uniformed Services
University of the Health Sciences.
Captain Liotta is board certified by the American Board of Radiology and is an Assistant Professor of Radiology at the Uniformed Services University of the Heath Sciences. Captain Liotta’s personal military decorations include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Navy Commendation Medal, Navy Achievement Medal with two gold stars, National Defense Service Medal with one bronze star, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation Ribbon with 1 bronze star, Fleet Marine Force Ribbon, Navy Sea Service Deployment Ribbon with 1 bronze star, Navy Rifle Sharpshooter Ribbon, and Navy Pistol Marksman Ribbon.
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Topic: How to Be a Competitive Applicant to America’s Medical School at Uniformed Services F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine
When: Friday, May 12, 5:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)