WASHINGTON (AP) - Military officials said the suspected shooter at Fort Hood was apsychiatrist at Walter Reed Army Medical Center for six yearsbefore being transferred to the Texas base in July.
The officials had access to Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan's militaryrecord. They said he received a poor performance evaluation whileat Walter Reed.
The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because militaryrecords are confidential.
The Virginia-born soldier is single with no children. He is 39years old.
He is a graduate of Virginia Tech University, where he was amember of the ROTC and earned a bachelor's degree in biochemistryin 1997. He received his medical degree from the military'sUniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda,Md., in 2001. At Walter Reed, he did his internship, residency anda fellowship.
A Lexis Nexis search shows he’s lived in Roanoke,Virginia; Arlington, Virginia; Burke, Virginia; Silver Spring,Maryland; and Bethesda, Maryland.
The Virgnia Board of Medicine shows he did hispost-graduate work in Washington. The Virginia Board of Medicineshows he had no disciplinary actions on his license. His license iscurrent in Virginia.
According to the Center for Traumatic Stress , Hasan was aFellow in Disaster and Preventive Psychiatry for the F. EdwardHebert School of Medicine in Bethesda.
According to CTS, he had an MD and a Masters of Public Health.He was also a co-chair on an APA Committee on PsychiatricDimensions of Disaster.
A public records search shows that there have been noreports of criminal violations other than an old citation forfailing to stop for a school bus.
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