Heather L. Brannon, MD, is a former writer for Verywell Health covering skin conditions and acne. Dr. Brannon has served as a staff physician in a combat support hospital, medical director of a family practice residency clinic, and residency behavioral science curriculum coordinator. Dr. Brannon served 17 years in the Army and practiced for nine of those years.
Dr. Brannon received a BS from the United States Military Academy (1989), and her MD from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (1993). She did her internship and residency at Ft. Bragg, North Carolina, and is board certified in family practice.
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