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Hines VA Hospital surgeon appointed Chairman of VA’s Transplant Surgery Surgical Advisory Board

August 10, 2022

Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital’s Dr. Reynold Lopez-Soler has been appointed Chairman of the Department of Veterans Affairs Transplant Surgery Surgical Advisory Board (SAB).

Hines VA-Serwa Research Center on Aging Awards 2022 Research Grants

July 26, 2022

Hines VA-Serwa Research Center on Aging (Serwa Center) awarded its second series of $50,000 research grants seeking to improve the quality of life and address the unique health needs of aging Veterans.

Joliet VA Clinic to host mobile food pantry on July 19

July 12, 2022

Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital's Joliet Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) will host a mobile food pantry on July 19, from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.

New nation-wide Veterans Crisis Line number begins July 16 – 988 and Press 1

July 12, 2022

On July 16, 2022, the nation-wide Veterans Crisis Line will transition to a new number: 988 and Press 1.

Hines VA Hospital Completes First Living Donor Kidney Transplant

June 16, 2022

Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital's Renal Transplant Program completed its first living donor kidney transplant on June 16, 2022.

Mobile Food Pantry Offering Free Food to Joliet-area Residents, June 29 and July 19 at Joliet VA Clinic

June 14, 2022

Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital's Joliet Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) will host two mobile food pantries for low-income Joliet-area residents on June 29 and July 19, from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Hines VA Hospital to Host Virtual Women Veteran Town Hall on May 24

May 19, 2022

Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital will host a virtual town hall for women Veterans on May 24, 2022, at 5 p.m., via Facebook.

World Champion Special Abilities Cheerleading Team to visit Hines VA on May 17

May 13, 2022

Team USA Gold Medalist special abilities cheerleaders will visit Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital to hand out flowers to health care workers serving Veterans on May 17, at 9 a.m.

12th Annual VA2K Walk & Roll returns to Hines VA on May 18

May 03, 2022

Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital will host a 12th Annual VA2K Walk & Roll event on May 18, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Hines VA Offers New, Less Invasive Cancer Treatment for Veterans

April 21, 2022

Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital is now offering a new, less-invasive liver cancer therapy for Veterans.