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Col. Samuel Preston currently serves as the Chief, Behavioral Health Division, and the Psychiatry Consultant to the U.S. Army Surgeon General in the Office of the Surgeon General. He is a dual-board certified Family Medicine and Psychiatry Army Medical Corps officer. After earning his commission from Xavier University’s ROTC Program, the Army awarded him a Health Professionals Scholarship to Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine where he graduated with a Doctorate in Osteopathic Medicine. Col. Preston then completed a five-year combined residency in Family Medicine and Psychiatry at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Additional assignments include serving as the 4th Infantry Division Psychiatrist, U.S. Army Division North and Iraq Joint Operational Area Command Psychiatrist, and Commander, Hohenfels, Germany Army Health Clinic. In addition to his medical education, Col. Preston is a graduate of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College.