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Key Staff

Veterans Health Administration
Picture of David J. Shulkin, MD David J. Shulkin, MD
Under Secretary for Health (10)

Phone: 202-461-7000
Principal Deputy Under Secretary for Health (10A)

Phone: 202-461-7008
Picture of Vivieca Wright-Simpson Vivieca Wright-Simpson
Chief of Staff

Phone: 202-461-7016
Fax: 202-273-7090
Picture of Gerard R. Cox, MD, MHA Gerard R. Cox, MD, MHA
Interim Medical Inspector (10MI)

Phone: (202) 461-4094
Picture of J. Thomas Puglisi, PhD J. Thomas Puglisi, PhD
Chief Officer, Office of Research Oversight (10R)

Phone: 202-266-4577
Fax: 202-266-4560
Chief Readjustment Counseling Officer (10 RCS)
Picture of Janet P. Murphy, MBA Janet P. Murphy, MBA
Acting Deputy Under Secretary for Health for Operations and Management (10N)
Picture of Madhulika Agarwal, MD, MPH Madhulika Agarwal, MD, MPH
Deputy Under Secretary for Health for Policy and Services (10P)

Phone: 202-461-7590
Picture of Gerard R. Cox, MD, MHA Gerard R. Cox, MD, MHA
Assistant Deputy Under Secretary for Health for Policy and Services

Phone: 202-461-7590
Assistant Deputy USH for Organizational Integration (10A)

Phone: (202) 461-7008
Fax: (202) 273-9039
Picture of Donna Gage, PhD, RN, NE-BC Donna Gage, PhD, RN, NE-BC
Chief Nursing Officer (10A1)

Phone: (202) 461-6700
Picture of Lisa Thomas, PhD, FACHE Lisa Thomas, PhD, FACHE
Assistant Deputy USH for Workforce Services (10A2)

Phone: 202-461-4076
Picture of Kathleen Turco Kathleen Turco
Chief Financial Officer (10A3)

Phone: (202) 266-4513
Fax: (202) 495-5969
Picture of Robin Hemphill, MD, MHP Robin Hemphill, MD, MHP
Acting Assistant Deputy USH for Quality, Safety and Value (10A4)

Phone: 202-461-0370
Fax: 202-495-6260
Picture of Kate Andrews, MD Kate Andrews, MD
Acting Executive Director, Office of Strategic Integration (10A5)

Phone: 202-461-7211
Deputy Chief of Staff (10B)

Phone: (202) 632-4026
Fax: (202) 273-7090
Assistant Deputy USH for Administrative Operations (10NA)
Picture of Thomas Lynch, MD Thomas Lynch, MD
Assistant Deputy USH for Clinical Operations and Management (10NC)

Phone: 202-461-7046
Picture of Tracy Gaudet, MD Tracy Gaudet, MD
Director, Office of Patient Centered Care (10NE)

Phone: 202-266-4670
Picture of Patricia Vandenberg, MHA, BS Patricia Vandenberg, MHA, BS
Assistant Deputy USH for Policy and Planning (10P1)
Picture of Gail Graham Gail Graham
Assistant Deputy USH for Informatics and Analytics (10P2)

Phone: 202-461-5874
Fax: 202-273-9386
Picture of Richard A Kaslow, MD, MPH Richard A Kaslow, MD, MPH
Acting Chief Public Health & Environmental Hazards Officer (10P3)
Picture of Karen T. Malebranche Karen T. Malebranche
Executive Director, Office of Interagency Health Affairs (10P5)

Phone: (202) 461 6880
Fax: (202) 273-9302
Chief Ethics in Health Care Officer (10P6)
Picture of Timothy O'Leary, MD Timothy O'Leary, MD
Chief Research and Development Officer (10P9)

Phone: 202-443-5602
Picture of Carol Weese, RN, CNOR Carol Weese, RN, CNOR
Acting Executive Director, Federal Recovery Coordination (00FRC)

Phone: (202) 461-4839