HJF Names Former Director New VP of Human Resources

Bethesda, Md. — Jan. 13

The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine Inc. (HJF) has promoted Debbie-Jo Zarnick to vice president for human resources.

Zarnick joined HJF as assistant director of human resources in 2001 and was promoted to director of human resources six years later. She leads HJF’s effort in recruitment and retention and provides leadership, management and strategic advice on HJF’s project management, policy development and program implementation.

Before joining the foundation, Zarnick was senior manager of human resources for the wireless provider now known as AT&T, formerly Cellular One/SBC Communications.

She has extensive experience in employee relations, corporate training and development, and policy implementation and administration. She received her bachelor’s of science degree in business management, cum laude, from the University of Maryland and holds a certificate in human resources management from the Society for Human Resource Management/University of Maryland.

As vice president, Zarnick will continue to act as strategic partner and management adviser for all levels of the organization. She will continue to provide leadership and oversight to the human resources department in benefits, compliance, general HR, recruiting, safety and training.

The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine (HJF) is a private, nonprofit organization established in 1983 and authorized by Congress to support medical research and education at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and throughout the broader military medical community.

Source: The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine Inc.