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Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center - Richmond, VA

 

Local Features

ORO and VA logosVA Statement on Canine Testing
VA’s animal research program has saved lives in the past and will save lives in the future. It’s important to recognize canine research is essential to developing crucial medical advancements.
Project HeroHeroes ride together
Veterans and staff lined up to welcome cyclists riding in the Project Hero Memorial Challenge. This event marks the second year more than 100 cyclists stopped at McGuire VA Medical Center.
Innovators Network TrainingMcGuire innovators network adds HCD
In 2016, the McGuire VA Medical Center became one of 22 sites to join the national VA Center for Innovation as part of its Innovators Network, where new innovations transform from concept to reality.
CLC GardenCommunity partners spruce up garden at McGuire
CarMax Cares and American Red Cross joined together to improve the community living center (CLC) garden for geriatric Veterans at the McGuire VA Medical Center, Wednesday, June 14.
Dr. Jasmohan BajajVA researcher to join Royal College of Physicians
Dr. Jasmohan Bajaj, a researcher at the Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center in Richmond, Virginia, has been elected to become a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of London.
McGuire VA Medical CenterVA Statement regarding animal testing
Providing the best care and services to the nation’s Veterans is paramount to the Department of Veterans Affairs. VA’s research and innovations have resulted in products that are both life-changing and lifesaving.
McGuireMcGuire Backs VA Secretary's priorities
Dr. David Shulkin, Secretary for the U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs, recently outlined his top priorities to transform the nation’s largest healthcare network into a provider of choice for our nation’s heroes.
Tech for TroopsVeterans, Fisher House Receive Free Laptops
On Tuesday, May 16, more than 30 Veterans recently received laptops donated by Tech For Troops (T4T), a Richmond area non-profit organization that helps Veterans gain skills in the technology field.
Rise and ConquerAnnual benefit ride nets 40K for adaptive sports a
On May 6, approximately 282 riders set off across the rolling hills of Hanover County just north of Richmond, Virginia, for the third annual Operation Rise & Conquer benefit ride.
Lab WeekNew diagnostic equipment unveiled during lab week
The laboratories at McGuire introduced three instruments Thursday, April 27. Each year, the laboratory tests more than 3 million clinical lab fluids and about 25, 000 tissue samples and body parts.

From the Veterans Health Administration

Wheelchair basketball gameVeterans Compete in National Wheelchair Games
For Veterans with physical disabilities, the National Wheelchair Games help Veterans become aware of their abilities and potential. And there is a great spirit of healthy activity and camaraderie.
A member of the VA Central California Health Care Systems Hepatitis C Clinic approaches a      homeless persons tent in Fresno, Calif. Getting homeless Veterans tested for Hepatitis C
Jennifer Siilata is a VA clinical pharmacist and she knows how dangerous the Hep C virus is if left untreated. She knows it is curable. Her goal? Find high-risk homeless Veterans and get them tested.
Golden Triangle Performance Ensemble entertains Pittsburgh Veterans after parade around campusPittsburgh Veterans Celebrate the Fourth of July
Independence Day parade at the Pittsburgh VA Medical Center honors Veterans living in the Community Living Center. Third year for performers who call it the “highlight of their year.”
Illustration of back musclesVeterans with Back Pain Have Treatment Options
In a survey of more than 3,500 back pain sufferers, 80% said that yoga, tai chi, massage therapy or a chiropractor helped them. Those options can help as much as surgery or drugs, with fewer risks.
Doca Merdjanoska, surgical department nurse at the VA Central California HealthFresno VA Medical Center's Nurse of the Year
Meet Doca Merdjanoska from Macedonia, one of VA's top nurses. Our continuing series of outstanding VA employees features a surgical department nurse at the Fresno VA Medical Center.
Putting sunblock on your skinVeterans: Protect Your Skin and Your Hearing
Veterans: Do you know the difference in Ultraviolet B and Ultraviolet A sun's rays? And what is a safe decibel (dB) level of noise? Here are a few quick handy answers just in time for summer.
Portrait of the Graves family.A Veteran's Final Hours at a VA Hospital
Carol Graves, wife of Army Veteran C.A. Graves, said her 76-year-old husband received the utmost respect and kindness during the last few days of his life at the VA hospital in Shreveport, La.
People KayakingVA and Healing Powers of Nature Rescue Vet
When the transition to civilian life left an Air Force Veteran in a dark place, he turned to VA and nature for help. There is so much healing that goes on when you are alone surrounded by nature.
Male Veteran standing beside a horse.Veterans Conquer Depression with Equine Therapy
For some Veterans coping with depression, post-traumatic stress and even physical pain, spending some quality time with a horse (also known as equine therapy) might just be the perfect remedy.
Postpartum Depression Affects One-in-Seven New MothersWomen Veterans: Help for Postpartum Depression
Pregnant Women Veterans have an increased likelihood of a mental health issue and a higher risk for postpartum depression. Learn the symptoms and treatment options from VA's Women's Health Services.

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