Lieutenant Colonel Christopher Stucky is an active-duty Army Nurse Corps Nurse Scientist stationed at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany. Dr. Stucky serves in several senior nursing roles, including Army Director of the TriService Nursing Research Program (TSNRP) Biobehavioral Research Interest Group, Board of Trustees at the CCI Research Foundation, and Perioperative Consultant to the Army Surgeon General. LTC Stucky has been widely recognized for his research program, executive leadership, and volunteer service to specialty nursing organizations throughout his military career spanning over 30 years. His research findings advanced new policies and procedures to improve perioperative nursing care and patient safety. The TSNRP, Army Nurse Corps Association (ANCA), and the Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses (AORN) have funded his research through grant awards. LTC Stucky deployed twice to Iraq as a perioperative nurse to support Operation Iraqi Freedom (2004 to 2005) and Operation New Dawn (2010-2011). Dr. Stucky has attained full professional status and national prominence as a perioperative nursing expert by being awarded the AMEDD 9A Designator and induction into the Order of Military Medical Merit (O2M3).
LTC Stucky holds a PhD in Nursing from Uniformed Services University and a BSN from the University of Colorado College of Nursing.
PhD, RN, CNOR, CSSM, CNAMB, RN-BC, NEA-BC
Nurse Scientist & Deputy Chief of Research
Landstuhl Regional Medical Center