Grubb earns two new titles: physician, Army captain

By on May 4, 2016

Seth M. Grubb received his medical doctorate and was promoted to the rank of captain in the U.S. Army in ceremonies held April 21 at the Straz Center, Tampa, Fla.

Capt./Dr. Seth Grubb

Capt./Dr. Seth Grubb

A member of the Cocalico High School Class of 2002, Grubb was a 2012 summa cum laude graduate of University of Central Florida, Orlando, with a degree in molecular/microbiology. He earned UCF’s Top Honor Graduate and Founder’s Day awards.

Grubb attended medical school on an Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship at the University of South Florida Health Morsani College of Medicine, Tampa. He was a member of the Tampa Chapter of Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society and served as a Doctoring I Preceptor at USF’s College of Medicine. He was a past president and vice president of the college’s Military and Emergency Medicine Interest Groups.

Grubb is a member of the Emergency Medicine Residents Association and the Association of Military Surgeons of the United States.

He co-authored scholarly articles which were published in the Journal of Special Operations Medicine (Summer 2014) and the Journal of Emergency Medicine (August 2015). He also co-authored the Student Guide for the Health Professions Scholarship Program and USF’s Morsani College of Medicine.

Prior to his college career, Grubb did two tours of duty in Iraq and one in Afghanistan. He was a three-time recipient of the Army’s Achievement Award and Commendation Medal. Grubb also received the Expert Infantryman, Combat Infantryman and Parachutist’s badges.

In June, he will begin his Emergency Medicine residency at the Fort Hood Army Base in Killeen, Texas.

Married to former Ephrata resident Valerie Koenig-Grubb, he is the son of Molly Grubb, Stevens, and Robert Grubb, Millville, Del.

About dreed

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *