MD, Command Surgeon, Rear Admiral, USN (Retired)
Rear Adm. Louis Tripoli is recognized internationally for his medical achievements and military awards. Having served in many roles in the US Navy, he was most recently the Command Surgeon for the US Indo-Pacific Command. Tripoli has participated in numerous other assignments across the world, serving as Group Surgeon for the Fourth Civil Affairs Group (US Marine Corps) in Iraq, Officer in Charge of the Navy Expeditionary Medical Unit in Landstuhl, Germany, Senior Medical Officer at Navy Personnel Command, Commanding Officer of Expeditionary Medical Facility Camp Pendleton, and others.
Dr. Tripoli graduated with distinction from Harvard University and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and received board certification in Internal Medicine and is considered an expert in infectious diseases. He has held faculty appointments at the University of Pittsburgh, Johns Hopkins University, the St. Louis University Institute for Biosecurity, and the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, where he is currently an Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine.