Patrick Sculley, Maj Gen, USA (Ret), President
Patrick D. Sculley, DDS, MA
Major General, USA (Ret.)
Dean Emeritus, Postgraduate Dental College
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Dr. Patrick D. Sculley joined the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences (USUHS) on July 6, 2009 as Senior Vice President for University Programs. He also held the position of Executive Dean of the Postgraduate Dental College from 2010-2015. He retired in June 2016 as the University’s Senior Vice President and Professor of Comprehensive Dentistry.
Previously from 2006-2009, he was Director of Science and Technology for the Texas Center for Applied Technology within the Texas A&M System.
From 2002 to 2006 he was Executive Director of Sigma Xi, a 70,000-member honor society for scientists and engineers with more than 500 chapters at academic institutions, government laboratories and industry research centers, Dr. Sculley was responsible for overall management of the Society’s activities and operations and the administrative offices located in Research Triangle Park, N.C.
Dr. Sculley had a distinguished career in the U.S. Army, serving in a number of senior positions. He retired from the Army in May 2002 with the rank of Major General after 29 years of service, culminating as Deputy Surgeon General of the Army, Chief of the Army’s Dental Corps, and Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army Medical Command.
He received a B.A. in biology at Washington and Jefferson College in 1969 and went on to earn a degree in dental surgery at the State University of New York at Buffalo and a master’s in health services management at Webster University. He served residencies at Fort Meade, Md., and Fort Knox, Ky., and is a graduate of the Army’s Command and General Staff College and the Army War College. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of General Dentistry, The Federal Services Board of General Dentistry, the American Board of Oral Medicine and the American College of Healthcare Executives. He is also a Certified Association Executive.
He has received numerous awards and recognitions, including the Distinguished Service Medal, the Legion of Merit with three Oak Leaf clusters, and the Gold Cross of Honor of the German Army. He was the Association of Military Surgeons of the United States (AMSUS) 2001 Federal Health Care Administrator of the Year. Upon retirement from USUHS he was awarded the University Medal and named Emeritus Dean of the Postgraduate Dental College.
Dr. Sculley and his wife, Peggy, reside in San Antonio, Texas, and have four married children and eleven grandchildren. He is a student of history and a popular public speaker on leadership, management and strategic planning.