Department of Defense
Military Clinical Psychologist and data-driven decision maker striving to reduce mental health stigma and support service member transitions.
Dr. Hoyt is a military clinical psychologist and expert in adapting behavioral health care to far-forward settings in austere environments. He most recently served as the Deputy Division Chief of the Psychological Health Center of Excellence in the Defense Health Agency, overseeing nationwide outreach programs focused on stigma reduction and facilitating service member transitions of care. He previously held numerous leadership positions within military medicine, including service as a Brigade Surgeon, Chief Psychology Resident, Embedded Behavioral Health Clinic Chief, Director of the Pinnacle Intensive Outpatient Program at Madigan Army Medical Center, and Director of the National Center for Telehealth and Technology.
As a Military Psychologist, Dr. Hoyt has authored numerous empirical publications on combat-related stress and posttraumatic stress disorder. He is a recipient of the Bronze Star for his service in Afghanistan, as well as the Peter J.N. Linnerooth National Service Award from the American Psychological Association.
He is a superior graduate of the U.S. Army War College and received his PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of New Mexico.
As a WHLDP Fellow, Dr. Hoyt will be working with the Office of Performance and Personnel Management on the workforce pillar of the President’s Management Agenda.