Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs Leadership
Colonel Stephen J. Dalal
Director, Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs
U.S. Army, Veterinary Corps
Colonel Stephen J. Dalal attended Iowa State University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology, followed by a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. He completed his Laboratory Animal Medicine residency and Masters of Public Health degree at the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland, and is board certified in Laboratory Animal Medicine. Colonel Dalal went on to receive a Masters of Strategic Studies degree from the Air War College, Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery, Alabama. He holds a Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act–Level III certificate in the Program Management and Science & Technology management career fields.
Colonel Dalal served as a Product Manager for the Transformation Medical Technologies Program under the Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical Biological Defense, in Fort Belvoir, Virginia, and also as the Commander of the U.S. Army Medical Materiel Development Activity, Fort Detrick, Maryland, which provided him with broad medical acquisition experience. He gained extensive knowledge in research and development from previous assignments that include the Institute of Chemical Defense, the Center for Army Public Health Center (formerly the Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine), the Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute, and the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research.
Prior to his current role as Director of the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs, Colonel Dalal served as the Director of the Plans, Programming, Analysis, and Evaluation office of the U.S. Medical Research and Materiel Command, Fort Detrick, Maryland, and the Director of the Medical Systems Portfolio for the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology, under the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics & Technology).
Colonel Dalal deployed to Iraq as a member of the Field Assistance Science & Technology Team for the U.S. Army Materiel Command. While there, he conducted a pilot program that served as the impetus for the Joint Trauma Analysis and Prevention of Injury in Combat (JTAPIC) program office, which he led as its first Program Manager. Under his leadership, the JTAPIC team received the Army Acquisition Research and Development “Collaboration of the Year” award in 2008.
Colonel Dalal is a member of the Army Acquisition Corps and the Army Medical Department Order of Military Medical Merit.
Colonel Sang J. Pak
Deputy Director, Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs
U.S. Army, Medical Service Corps
Last updated Monday, August 13, 2018