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Women Veteran care

VA Erie health care supports the health, welfare, and dignity of female Veterans and their families by ensuring equal access to timely, sensitive, and quality care. A Women's Health Nurse Navigator can help you get the services you need.

Connect with a Women Veterans Program Manager or staff member. 

Nadean Sitter

Nadean Sitter MEd, BSN, RN

Women’s Health Program Manager

VA Erie health care

Phone: 814-475-1345


Erin Bruner, BSN, RN | Women’s Health Nurse Navigator
Ashley M Lauria, MA, RD, LDN, IBCLC | Maternity Care Coordinator and Lactation Consultant
Kelly Riazzi, LSW | Women’s Health Program Social Worker
Kristy Roscinski | Women’s Health Program Support Assistant


To serve Women Veterans by improving overall health and well-being in a
cross-cultural environment through providing exceptional, evidence-based,
and comprehensive health care and customer service while creating a positive
patient experience. This is accomplished in a sensitive and safe environment,
with an overall focus on whole health and well-being to all women Veterans.


To be the facility of choice for women Veterans by empowering and inspiring
them to obtain optimal health and well-being by providing proactive, personalized
health care with an understanding of the uniqueness of every woman.

Care we provide by VA at Erie VA 

Services: Primary care

  • Gynecology – specific care provided by the Erie VA APRN and other care done in the community
  • Lactation support 
  • Pap and HPV tests to screen for cervical cancer
  • Mental health care and counseling
  • Menopause treatment, including hormonal therapy
  • Reproductive health services, contraceptive care, and infertility evaluation
  • Lifestyle wellness services – (Whole Health)

Care provided by VA in the community

  • Ultrasounds and mammograms
  • Maternity care, childbirth education classes, and postpartum support