Leadership
COMMAND LEADERSHIP

 

 

 
 
COMMANDING OFFICER
 
Captain Jeffrey W. Timby
Medical Corps, United States Navy
Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune
 
 
 
 
Captain Jeffrey W. Timby joined Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune as the Commanding Officer in August 2018.  A native of Wallingford, Pennsylvania, he graduated from Duke University in 1980 and Temple University School of Medicine in 1984.  He completed categorical Internal Medicine Residency Training at the Medical College of Virginia in 1987, followed by the Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care Fellowship in 1991.  He was a partner of Medical Associates of Savannah for four years prior to his commissioning as a Lieutenant Commander in the United States Navy in 1995. 
Captain Timby was assigned to Naval Hospital Pensacola, Florida where he served as the Head of the Internal Medicine Department and Respiratory Therapy Division. In 1998, he was selected to attend the Naval Undersea Medical Institute, Groton, Connecticut as an Undersea Medical Officer Candidate and, upon graduation, was assigned to Naval Special Warfare Development Group, Dam Neck, Virginia as the Command Surgeon.  Captain Timby was transferred to Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Virginia as the Head of the Pulmonary Division in 2001.  During this assignment he deployed as the Senior Medical Officer, Shock Trauma Platoon, Combat Service Support Battalion 22, Task Force Tarawa, Operation Iraqi Freedom and as the Officer in Charge, Detention Hospital, Joint Task Force Guantanamo.  In 2005, he was assigned to Joint Task Force Civil Support, a standing Joint Task Force under U.S. Northern Command, as the Joint Task Force Surgeon.  He returned to Naval Medical Center Portsmouth in 2008 as the Medical Director of Critical Care and Assistant Director of Medical Services.
In 2010, Captain Timby was selected as the II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) Surgeon and deployed to Helmand Province, Afghanistan as the Medical Director, Regional Command (Southwest) from March 2011 to March 2012 in support of coalition combat operations and Afghan National Security Force healthcare development.  Upon returning from Afghanistan, he was assigned as the Force Surgeon, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Command, Norfolk, Virginia.  In 2014, he was selected as the Deputy Director, Headquarters Marine Corps Health Services in Arlington, Virginia.  Captain Timby was assigned as the Deputy Commanding Officer, Tripler Army Medical Center, Hawaii from 2016 until taking command at Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune, North Carolina in 2018.
Captain Timby is a diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine with certification in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care. He is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and a member of the American Thoracic Society. Captain Timby has obtained qualifications as an Undersea Medical Officer and the Fleet Marine Force Warfare Officer designator. His personal decorations include the Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit with three gold stars, Bronze Star, Defense Meritorious Service Medal with oak leaf cluster, Meritorious Service Medal, Navy-Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Outstanding Military Volunteer Medal, as well as other unit and service awards.
 
 

 
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EXECUTIVE OFFICER
 
Captain Alan B. Christian
Medical Service Corps, United States Navy
Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune
 
 
 
Captain Alan B. Christian is assigned as the Executive Officer at Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune.

Captain Alan B. Christian was born on January 8, 1970, in Baltimore, Maryland. He attended Pennsylvania State University in State College, Pennsylvania where he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Policy and Administration and received Minors in Business Administration, Gerontology, and Labor Relations. Upon graduating from Pennsylvania State University, Captain Christian worked as a healthcare administrator while he obtained his Master in Health Administration from St. Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Captain Christian reported to Officer Indoctrination School in Newport, Rhode Island in April 1998. His first assignment was at Naval Hospital, Lemoore, California. He was selected to attend Fiscal and Materiel Management Training Course in January 1999, and upon his return was assigned as the Comptroller/Director for Resources and acting Supply Officer. As the Director for Resources, he was responsible for the execution of a $36 million operating budget and assisted in the relocation of the existing hospital into a newly constructed facility.

In March 2001, Captain Christian reported aboard the USS BATAAN (LHD-5), home ported in Norfolk, Virginia where he served as the Medical Administration Officer. During this assignment, Captain Christian deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and earned his Surface Warfare Medical Department Officer qualification and designation. 

Selected for duty under instruction, Captain Christian attended the Naval Postgraduate School and the Navy War College in Monterey, California, where he earned a Master in Business Administration degree and completed his Joint Professional Military Education Phase One in June 2004. In July 2004, he reported to the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, Washington, DC where he served in the Comptroller/Resource Management (M8) Code as a Fiscal Officer in the Budget Division. As a Fiscal Officer, he assisted in funding allocation, the development of the Defense Health Program and Department of Navy budgets. He was selected for Lieutenant Commander during the fiscal year 2006 promotion cycle.

In December 2006, Captain Christian reported to Naval Health Clinic, Quantico, Virginia as the Head of Patient Administration. In this position, he was responsible for the management of more than 20,000 patient medical records, directed the Oversea Screening/Suitability Screening and Medical Board process, and was the Medical Operations Officer for the 32nd Marine Corps Marathon. During his tour, he deployed to the Expeditionary Medical Facility, Kuwait in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. While deployed, he served as the Head of the Patient Administration Department, Medical Regulating Office, and Warrior Return Unit. Upon his return, he served as the Acting Director for Administration for the remainder of his tour. 

Captain Christian served as the Director for Administration, U.S. Naval Hospital Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, where he oversaw numerous facility projects and a major renovation projects to repair damage to a wing of the hospital caused by flooding. During this tour, he was selected for Commander for the fiscal year 2011 promotion cycle. Captain Christian was selected to serve as the Director for Administration, Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton, CA, where he oversaw the Command’s preparation and relocation to a 500,000 square foot replacement facility. In 2013, Captain Christian was selected to serve as the Officer in Charge of Naval Branch Health Clinic, Diego Garcia, where he successfully led his unit through the Navy Inspector General and Medical Inspector General Inspections and The Joint Commission survey. Captain Christian reported to Naval Medical Center San Diego as the Director for Administration in July 2015, and was selected for Captain during the fiscal year 2017 promotion cycle. In this position, he led his team through a successful Medical Inspector General Inspection and Joint Commission survey. Additionally, he oversaw more than $230 million dollars in facility projects.

Captain Christian’s military decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal (two awards), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (six awards), Navy Achievement Medal (two awards), Navy Unit Commendation, Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation (Bronze Star), Navy “E”, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon, Oversea Service Ribbon (Bronze Star), Navy Rifle Shot, and Navy Pistol Shot.

 
 
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COMMAND MASTER CHIEF
 
CMC Michelle L. Brooks
United States Navy
Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune
 
 
CMDCM (AW) Michelle L. Brooks is a native of Viola, Wisconsin. 
She graduated from Kickapoo High School in 1987 and enlisted in the Navy July 10, 1990.  Upon completion of Recruit Basic Training in Orlando, FL she attended PN “A” school at Naval Training Center Meridian, MS and was meritoriously advanced to Petty Officer Third Class upon graduation.  Master Chief Brooks’ career assignments as a PN include PSD Dallas, TX, Navy Reserve Center Fort Carson, CO, and Navy Reserve Center Quincy, MA.  She converted to NC in January of 1999 and transferred to Helicopter Anti-Submarine Light 84 (HSL-84) in San Diego.  Her follow on tours as an NC include Fleet Logistics Support Squadron 57 (VR-57), Commander, Helicopter Wing Reserve, Task Force Warrior, Navy Expeditionary Combat Command, Commander, Task Force-IA, and in May of 2011, she was selected for Master Chief and reported to Commander, Navy Reserve Forces Command as the Reserve Force Career Counselor. 

In February of 2012, Master Chief Brooks was selected for the Command Master Chief program and upon completion of the Command Master Chief Course in July of 2013, she reported to Helicopter Sea Squadron HSC 26 as the Command Master Chief. In May, 2016, she served as the CMC of Naval Station Rota, Spain. Upon her completion of her tour she reported to Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune where she is currently serving as the CMC.
 
Her personal awards include 3 Meritorious Service Medals, 3 Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medals, 5 Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals, along with various other personal and unit awards.  Master Chief is qualified as an Enlisted Aviation Warfare Specialist and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Resource Management from Park University.  

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