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Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center - Richmond, VA


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Tracey Welborn smiles at cameraVeterans Day tribute from a VA nurse
After years of singing and performing for audiences across the globe, Tracey Welborn decided it was time to become a registered nurse. Luckily for CVHCS, Welborn landed in the education department ...
Two rehabilitation engineers using a vacuum forming machineNew VA invention prioritizes communication
The Clear Talker mask is the latest invention from the Richmond VA which aids in communication between patients and staff. The device could revolutionize this key piece of peoples’ everyday lives.
The lung cancer screening teamRichmond VA now Center of Excellence
Central Virginia VA Health Care System (CVHCS) is currently the only VA in the country to be designated as a Screening Center of Excellence. “The population of Veterans in which we serve are at a very high-risk...
Dr. Jordan HyltonVA serves fastest-growing Veteran population
Women Veterans may be interested to know just how extensively women’s gynecological care has developed over the last few years. Dawn Bates, a 38-year-old Navy Veteran, recently sought gynecological care at CVHCS.
Image of Hospice unit from the outsideFamilies find comfort in bereavement support
“The family members I have spoken to are often living alone and have either suffered the loss of a spouse or family member or are unable to visit their ill loved one in the hospital or … nursing home,” Rohrer said.
Face ShieldRichmond VA’s AT team shields staff from COVID-19
The four-person AT team designed three face shield prototypes tested by staff for fit and function. Although most supplemental face shields are produced by 3-D printers, the CVHCS team had a better idea.
Marine Veteran, Edward Purcell, is proud of his new walking prosthesis with the Wounded Warrior Project logo design.Richmond VA assists Vet with new prosthesis
After many years of struggling with foot fractures and infections, a Marine Corps Veteran knew it was time to seek care at the VA. Purcell reached out to the Central Virginia VA Health Care System (CVHCS) for support.
Dr. Ashraf Gorgey, Director of Research for Spinal Cord Injury and Disorders at Central Virginia VA Health Care System, walks with a Veteran using an exoskeleton.CVHCS awarded $3.7M to study ES in SCI Veterans
The CDMRP awarded a grant worth $3.7 million to CVHCS and VCU. The grant is the first of its kind at a VA medical center to study spinal epidural stimulation in people with spinal cord injuries.
U.S. Coast Guard Veteran Osretta Miller is with Elmer Ligh, lead biofeedback provider, discussing how happy she is with her results after graduating from the VIP Center.Richmond’s VIP Center improves quality of life
“I lost at least 20 pounds from changing my diet and learning how to read food labels,” Miller said. She graduated from the program in November 2018 and went from a size 18 in clothing to a size 10.
Veteran Jeff Howe shows off his recent weight gain after a successful Deep Brain Stimulation surgery to help relieve Parkinson’s disease symptoms.PADRECC relieves Veteran's PD symptoms
An Army Veteran diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, is now thriving thanks to care received at Central Virginia VA Health Care System. “I haven’t had one head shake since the surgery,” Howe said.

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