A VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System psychologist is the recipient of the Department of Veterans Affairs Russell B. Lemle Psychology Leadership Award for improving services for veterans and staunchly advocating for diversity and equity.
As part of its outreach and recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month in April, VA launches a new campaign every year to promote its military sexual trauma (MST) services and invite Veterans who experienced MST into a community that listens, understands and believes in them.
Two recent studies published in the International Journal of Telerehabilitation show that telehealth can be effective in providing Complex Rehabilitation Technology (CRT) to Veterans, including custom-designed and custom-fitted manual and power wheelchairs.
Dr. Deborah DiNardo, director of Women’s Health and an internist at VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, received the 2020 Worthen Rising Star Award, recognizing her as an early career champion of health professions trainee education.
VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System was named a 2020 “LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader” by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC). The designation is the eighth time in as many years and is listed in the 13th edition of the Healthcare Equality Index (HEI).
VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System (VAPHS) has conducted more than 32,000 telehealth encounters for over 16,000 veterans throughout western Pennsylvania and parts of Ohio and West Virginia so far this fiscal year.
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