Jeffrey E. Osborn, PA-C



A proud native of America's Heartland, Sacramento, CA.  Jeffrey grew up surrounded by horses on the family ranch.  After repeatedly disappointing his mother with a disturbing lack of horsemanship, he entered the U.S. Army as an Infantryman.  After four years of "High Speed" Army motivation, he reentered civilian society and spent a season living in his beloved Volkswagon Vanagon Bus "Gretta" as a white water rafting guide and EMT.  He completed his Bachelors of Science in Medical Microbiology at University of California Davis, "Go Aggies".  After a short period exploring his beloved Northern California, he applied to graduate school where he earned his Masters in Public Health and Physician Assistant certification.  After joining the US Navy (the superior branch of service), he spent three years providing Primary Care at Naval Station Everett before heading to spend quality time with the U.S. Marine Corps in Camp Pendleton, CA at 1st Battalion 4th Marines.  He currently has the great honor to provide Primary Care here at Naval Branch Health Clinic Bangor.


Rudy Schmiedecke, MD



LT Schmiedecke is a Florida native where he attended the University of Florida, earning a Master of Engineering degree in Biomedical Engineering.  He graduated from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences College of Medicine in 2013 and completed internship at Naval Medical Center San Diego serving as the Transitional Intern Class President.  He went on to Pensacola for Flight Surgery training and returned to San Diego as the Flight Surgeon for HSC-23 and HSCWSP, serving as Primary Care Manager for over 200 members.  He transitioned to Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB) in 2016 and is currently practicing at Naval Branch Health Clinic Bangor in Primary Care.


LT Schmiedecke is currently serving as Co-Chair of the NHB Antibiotic Stewardship Committee and as a member of the Medical Staff Quality Committee and Mock Joint Commission Survey team.  He is primarily interested in Dermatology and is actively applying for residency.


Catherine A. Popadiuk, DO



Dr. Popadiuk earned her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland where she competed on the varsity women’s water polo team.  Afterwards, she attended and graduated from the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine before completing an Internal Medicine internship at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, MD in 2012.


After internship, Dr. Popadiuk attended the Naval Flight Surgeons’ course in Pensacola, FL.  She then served as a flight surgeon with Marine Attack Squadron 223 in Cherry Point, NC from 2013-2015 and then Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 12 in Iwakuni, Japan from 2015-2016. In 2016, she returned to Internal Medicine Residency at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and graduated in June 2018.



Theodore E. Grask, MD



LT Grask was born and raised in Des Moines, IA.  He attended Creighton University for both his undergraduate degree and subsequent Medical Degree.  Upon graduating medical school in 2016 he completed his Transitional year internship at Naval Medical Center San Diego.  He then worked at NSSC Groton for a short time prior to starting Undersea Medical Officer (UMO) training at Naval Undersea Medical Institute in Groton, CT.  During that training he successfully finished dive school at NDSTC in Panama City, FL.  He is currently the UMO at Naval Branch Health Clinic Bangor since June of 2018.


Robert Blackmon, MD



Earned a Bachelors of  Science at Westminster College and subsequently graduated from the Uniformed Services University for the Health Sciences.  Completed a Family Medicine internship at Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton (NHCP) before being assigned to Naval Branch Health Clinic Bangor as a GMO.


Prior Duty Stations:  NHCP