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Providence VA Medical Center, Rhode Island


Office of Public Affairs


Welcome to the Office of Public Affairs 
For media inquiries/general info, please contact:
Leslie Pierson at (401) 457-3369
For Web & Social Media, please contact:
Kim DiDonato at (401) 457-3009

The Providence VA Medical Center is always looking for opportunities to help spread the world about VA healthcare.  Below are some of our appearances in the community.  (Please note:  to view captioning, when available, right click Windows Media icon at top left corner of your viewing screen, highlight 'play,' and then 'captions,' and turn to 'on' or 'English.'

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URI College of Engineering Help PVAMC roll-out lean healthcare 

My HealtheVet Coordinator Eileen Kirshenbaum on Veterans Advocate 

Visual Impairment Support Team/Low Vision - Dr. Elina Goman-Baskin, Veteran Randy Burridge, and Adele Geringer appear on Veterans Advocate 

Traumtic Brain Injury (TBI) - Dr. Stephen Mernoff and Marie Sullvian appear on Veterans Advocate

Women Veterans Program - Beth Grady and Lynn Gibbs appear on Senior Journal

Overview of VA Health Care - Bill Burney and Tom Antonaccio appear on Senior Journal

My HealtheVet and Telehealth - Eileen Kirshenbaum and Peg Dyer appear on Senior Journal

Visual Impairment Support Team/Low Vision - Adele Geringer, Dr. Joseph Mega, and Veteran Randy Burridge appear on Senior Journal

Veterans Advocate, Priscilla Fonseca and Tracie Shea, PhD from Providence VAMC

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(In an hour-long documentary, six shorter videos,and an eight-part series, The War on Terror: Coming Home, the Providence Journal tells the stories of several who served, and the after-effects of war.)


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