Dr. Dean Gerald Sienko

Vice President, Health
Atlanta, Georgia
United States

Focus Areas

Policy & Education
Public Health & Safety
Finance / Fundraising / Administration


Dean Sienko, M.D, M.S, is the Vice President for Health Programs at The Carter Center, beginning in June 2016. Previous positions he has held were as the Associate Dean for Prevention and Public Health at the College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University; Health Officer, Medical Director and Medical Examiner for the Ingham County Health Department in Lansing, Michigan; and Acting Chief Medical Executive for the Michigan Department of Community Health. Dr. Sienko also had a 32-year career as a US Army officer with his last assignment as Commanding General of the US Army Public Health Command. He received his M.D. from the University of Wisconsin, a M.S. from the University of Michigan, and a M.S.S. from the U.S. Army War College. He is board certified in Public Health and General Preventive Medicine.