Dr. Steven Hatfill serves as Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine at George Washington University Medical Center. Named to the position in January 2011, Dr. Hatfill specializes in training biomedical students for assignments in the jungle.
The appointment comes in addition Dr. Steven Hatfill’s post as Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the school. Outside of his responsibilities teaching graduate and undergraduate students, Dr. Hatfill acts as a consultant on weapons of mass destruction to the National Medical Response Team in Washington, D.C. In 2008, Dr. Hatfill helped to implement a village health care training prototype for the American military.
Dr. Steven Hatfill concurrently maintains membership in The Biological Studies Group. Based in San Juan, Puerto Rico, the group researches new biopharmaceutical compounds in geographic areas containing high levels of biodiversity. It also tests strategies to control mosquito-borne diseases. As part of the Biological Studies Group, Dr. Hatfill investigates new methods of increasing equipment performance and stability in jungle environments. He has been a part of the group since 2007.
In the late 1990s and early 2000s, Dr. Steven Hatfill worked for the Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) in McLean, Virginia. The position called for him to provide specialized training for the Joint Special Operations Command. Dr. Hatfill also served as a contract instructor for the Central Intelligence Agency and as a guest instructor for the Defense Intelligence Agency’s Defense Attaché System. Other clients included the State Department and the United States Air Force. He also received certification as a United Nations Weapon Inspector.
Prior to joining SAIC, Dr. Hatfill participated in the Senior Research Associate Program at the National Research Council. Based at Fort Detrick, Maryland, he investigated vascular pathology and bleeding abnormalities associated with the Ebola and Marburg viruses.