Women service members are the fastest growing groups of VA patients. This podcast is dedicated to the recognition of the unique needs of women as well as the people who may be caring for them. She Wears the Boots hopes to provide information about resources and services in the VA that can foster resiliency and life enrichment.
COVID 19 Vaccination in Women
Dr. Alicia Christy and Dr. Chelsea Cosby from the VA Office of Women’s Health share information regarding the COVID 19 Vaccination in women & minorities.
Heart Health Facts and Myths
Dr. Claire Duvernoy, staff cardiologist at the Ann Arbor VA, reviews facts and myths on women’s heart health and provides important information on how to love your heart.
Mammograms Through the VA
Dr. Sally Haskell, Deputy Chief Consultant for Clinical Operations & Director of Comprehensive Women’s Health explains the process and experience of getting a mammogram through the VA.
Flu Shot Facts & Myths
Dr. Chelsea Cosby reviews facts and myths on getting the flu shot and provides important information on preventing influenza.
Women’s Health Transition Training, a Participant’s Experience
Air Force Veteran, Sarah Maples shares about the knowledge and benefits she gained from participating in the WHTT. https://www.va.gov/womenvet/whtt/index.asp
Women’s Health Transition Training, Addressing Misperceptions of the VA
Major Alea Nadeem & Dr. Halima Ahmadi-Montecalvo discuss how the WHTT is designed to challenge misperceptions current and former Servicewomen may have regarding women’s health care in the VA. https://www.va.gov/womenvet/whtt/index.asp