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COL Andrew Barr, Director, WRNMMC


Colonel, Medical Corps, United States Army

COL Andrew Barr received his Bachelor of Science degree in Bioengineering from Texas A&M University in 1990 and was commissioned through the Health Professions Scholarship Program as a second lieutenant in the United States Army. He received his Doctor of Medicine in 1994 from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Texas, and completed residency training in Family Medicine at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock, Texas, in 1997. He is board certified in Family Medicine. He received a Masters in Healthcare Administration and a Masters in Business Administration from Baylor University in 2007 as well as a Masters in Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College in 2016.

COL Barr’s military education includes the Army War College, Army Command and General Staff College, AMEDD Officer Advanced Course, AMEDD Officer Basic Course, Division and Brigade Surgeon Course, and Brigade and Company Command Course.

COL Barr joins Walter Reed National Military Medical Center after serving as the Command Surgeon, U.S. Forces Korea. COL Barr’s previous military assignments include Commander, Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, Hawaii; Student, U.S. Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania; Commander, U.S. Army Health Center, Vicenza, Italy; Deputy Commander for Clinical Services, General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri; Division Surgeon, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas, and Basrah, Iraq, in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn; Commander, Craven Army Health Clinic, Fort Monroe, Virginia; Student and Resident, Army-Baylor Graduate Program in Health and Business Administration, Army Medical Department Center and School, Fort Sam Houston, Texas; Brigade Surgeon, 3rd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado, and Balad, Iraq, in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom; Staff Physician, Evans Army Community Hospital, Fort Carson, Colorado; Commander, Katterbach Army Health Clinic, Katterbach, Germany; and Staff Physician, USAMEDDAC, Heidelberg, Germany.

COL Barr’s military awards include the Legion of Merit with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC), the Bronze Star Medal (1OLC), the Meritorious Service Medal (3OLC), the Army Commendation Medal (1OLC), and the Army Achievement Medal.

COL Barr is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians and a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.
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