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Invitation to the Colonel David G. McLeod Day of Celebration event on March 19

The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences will be hosting a celebration in honor of retired Army Colonel (Dr.) David McLeod’s life, along with his academic and scientific contributions to the Department of Defense and the nation.  We would be honored if you could join us for the virtual celebration on Friday March 19, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Eastern time). The day’s events  will be divided as follows:

9:00  a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Academic/Scientific Symposium highlighting works of Dr. McLeod

12:00  p.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Break

1:00  p.m. - 2:00 p.m.   - Celebration of Dr. McLeod’s Life

2:00  p.m. - 2:30 p.m.   - Break

2:30  p.m. - 4:30 p.m.   - Open Forum Remembrances

The Open Forum will consist of 24 individuals who will be given five minutes each to talk about their personal interactions with and remembrances of Dr. McLeod. If you would like to participate in the virtual Open Forum, please email Sharon Holland at as soon as possible.

Please click here for the invitation for the livestream link and RSVP information. We hope you will be able to join us as we pay tribute to Dr. McLeod.

Livestream Link:

Craig D. Shriver, M.D., FACS, COL, USA (Ret)
Director, Murtha Cancer Center (MCC) / Research Program (MCCRP)
Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, USU
Oliver H. Beahrs Professor of Surgery
Uniformed Services University
Murtha Cancer Center Director
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
Bethesda, MD


In Memoriam: Colonel David G. McLeod, MD, JD, MC (1935-2020)

The Society of Government Service Urologists sends condolences to the family and friends of Colonel David G. McLeod, MD, JD, MC, USA of the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. Dr. McLeod passed away peacefully on Friday, Dec. 18 at his home in North Carolina.

"Col David McLeod was a wonderful physician, a mentor to hundreds of residents and a passionate advocate for his patients and his staff. He was a dear friend and an amazing supporter of the SGSU! We are profoundly saddened by our collective loss". - Harold Frazier, MD, SGSU Secretary

Col McLeod will be recognized at the SGSU Business Meeting on Thursday, Jan. 21 at 3:30PM.

Pictured is past AUA President, Dr. John Barry awarding Col David McLeod the AUA Distinguished Contribution Award in 2009.