Captain Michael Termini

CAPT Termini was raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He graduated from Tulane University Medical School in 2002 and subsequently completed a Transitional Internship at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth. He served two years as the Medical Department Head on USS AUSTIN (LPD 4) where he earned the Surface Warfare Medical Department Officer designation. In 2005, he transferred to Naval Air Station Oceana where he served as the Senior Medical Officer at Branch Health Clinic Dam Neck. He then completed a residency in Preventive Medicine and a Master’s in Public Health from Johns Hopkins(2009). CAPT Termini also earned a Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene from the Royal College of Physicians after completing a course of study at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

Upon attaining board certification from the American Board of Preventive Medicine, he reported to USNH Yokosuka as the Department Head of Preventive Medicine with additional duties in support of Commander Seventh Fleet as Preventive Medicine Officer for the Forward Deployed Naval Forces. He was appointed as Public Health Emergency Officer (PHEO) for Commander Naval Forces Japan and integrated regional preparedness and response across shore and fleet assets during the 2009 H1N1 pandemic and the 2011 Great Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami response in Japan. He transferred to Naval Health Clinic Hawaii as the Preventive Medicine Department Head and regional PHEO with oversight of clinical preventive medicine services, travel clinic, base surveillance and all Navy immunizations clinics in Hawaii. CAPT Termini subsequently served as the Director for Operations at Navy Environmental and Preventive Medicine Unit Six (NEPMU-6) with oversight of the Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Health, Entomology and Expeditionary Preventive Medicine Departments which collectively rendered force health protection, foreign nation capacity building, disaster response and chem/bio/rad threat detection and mitigation support to US Pacific Fleet and US Pacific Command lines of effort.

He was selected as the Officer in Charge, Branch Health Clinic Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina where he led 363 medical and dental staff in the provision of safe and efficient care to 22,000 active duty Marines and Recruits. As the Naval Hospital Beaufort Enterprise PHEO, he coordinated COVID-19 response efforts that maintained a “no-fail” Marine recruit training mission. He currently serves as the Director of Public Health for Navy Medicine Readiness and Training Command Beaufort.

CAPT Termini's awards include the Meritorious Service Medal (3), Navy/Marine Corps Commendation Medal (3), Army Commendation Medal, Joint Achievement Medal and Navy/Marine Corps Achievement Medal. His civilian honors include designation as a Loyola University New Orleans and Tulane Medical School Early Acceptance Recipient (1997) and Barry Goldwater Scholar in the Sciences (1998). He is married to Maggie Termini, a social worker. They have three children; Isabella, Lillian and

Last Updated: 8 June 2022


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