David J. Bacon, PH.D
U.S. Navy Captain and Navy liaison officer to Military Infectious Disease Research Program (MIDRP)
Dr. Bacon serves as the U.S. Navy liaison officer to the Military Infectious Disease Research Program (MIDRP). A Navy Captain, who served in Iraq and Afghanistan in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom, has more than 20 years of experience conducting, directing and developing evidence-based infectious disease research. At MIDRP, he oversees infectious disease research programs across several continents. Dr. Bacon has published 35 peer-reviewed manuscripts and been invited to give seminars and lead health-related discussions with Ministry of Health/DoD officials worldwide. Dr. Bacon is certified as a level III Science and technology manager and is a member of the global health specialist program.