This series contains Veterans and Community Health Sunday Magazine radio programs, a weekly, 30-minute roundtable discussion with subject-matter experts from the Washington DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center and the community. The program, hosted by the Office of Public Affairs, offers Veterans and the listening audience useful, health, wellness and life improvement information.
Intimacy Post Injury
In this segment, we discuss intimacy post injury with Dr. Elspeth Ritchie, a well-known author and psychologist with Mental Health Services at the Washington DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
Intimate Partner Violence
VAs Intimate Partner Violence Assistance Program (IPVAP) is designed to help the person who initiates the violence as well as the person who experiences intimate partner violence. This segment discusses IPVAP with Ms. Pamela Birchett-Street MSW, LICSW, the Medical Centers Interim IPVAP Coordinator.
Veterans smoke cigarettes at higher rates than nonveterans, and the staff of the Washington DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center is working hard to change this. This segment addresses health risks associated with smoking and ways to kick the habit with Psychologist Dr. Stephanie Guedj.
Veteran Benefits and Services
With Mr. Phillip A. Munley, Director of the Veteran Service Program for the Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs, well be discussing benefits, services, programs and resources available to Maryland Veterans, transitioning service members, and their families.
Nutrition and Fall into Fitness
Nutritionist and Registered Dietitian Sue-Ann Forde discusses Nutrition using fresh seasonal produce in this Fall into Fitness program.
Breast Cancer and Support Groups
Oncologist Dr. Anita Aggarwal discusses breast cancer, the importance of good nutrition during cancer treatments and about support groups available at the Medical Center.