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Education & Training

  • US Army Environmental Hygiene AgencyResidency, Occupational Medicine, 1990 - 1992
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene & Public HealthMPH, Public Health, 1990 - 1991
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene & Public HealthMPH, Public Health, 1990 - 1991
  • Madigan Healthcare System
    Madigan Healthcare SystemInternship, General Surgery, 1987 - 1988
  • University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine
    University of Colorado Denver School of MedicineClass of 1987
  • US Coast Guard Academy B.S., Physical Science , High Honors, 1973 - 1977

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2005 - 2022
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 1992 - 2006
  • American Board of Preventive Medicine Occupational Medicine
  • Medical Review Officer Certification CouncilMedical Review Officer

Publications & Presentations

Journal Articles

  • Active Tuberculosis in a Deployed Field Hospital  
    Emmons EA, Ljaamo SK, Military Medicine, 4/1999
  • Disease and Nonbattle Injury among US Soldiers Deployed in Bosnia-Herzegovina 1997: Summary Primary Care Statistics for Opération Joint Guard  
    McKee KT, Kortepeter MG, Ljaamo SK, Military Medicine, 11/1998


  • Morbidity Experienced by Non-Indigenous Military Personnel Assigned to Duty at Arctic Latitudes
    Sven Knudsen Ljaamo, MD, MPH, American College of Preventive Medicine “Prevention’92” Conference, Baltimore, MD, 3/23/1992

Research History

  • Chairman, Institutional Review BoardUpstate New York VA Health Care System, Syracuse VA Medical Center2009 - 2011
  • Research Medical OfficerUS Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick, MA1992 - 1996

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Danish, Polish, Ukrainian, Norwegian, Russian, German

Hospital Affiliations