VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System
NEWS RELEASE: Veterans Affairs to Host Women Veterans Forum
September 5, 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
OMAHA, Neb. — Women Veterans who are enrolled for health care services with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), or would like to learn more about their benefits, are invited to a Women Veterans Forum. The forum will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 10 in the Auditorium at the VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System (NWIHCS), Lincoln, Neb., Clinic, 600 S. 70th St.
The guest speaker is Christine Emler, M.D., Associate Chief of Medicine, VA NWIHCS, Lincoln Community-Based Outpatient Clinic.
The forum will include networking time for Veterans with VA NWIHCS staff. Time also will be reserved to answer questions from Veterans.
Veterans are encouraged to attend the forum to learn about services for women Veterans and to share feedback with VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System’s leadership about their health care experiences.
Light refreshments will be available.
For more information about the forum, call Donna Higgins, Women Veterans Program Manager, VA NWIHCS, at 402-995-4906.
About VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System
The VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System’s mission is to honor America’s Veterans by providing exceptional health care that improves their health and well-being. VA NWIHCS employees serve more than 161,000 Veterans in Nebraska, western Iowa and portions of Kansas and Missouri. The system includes a tertiary medical center in Omaha and a Community Living Center in Grand Island, Neb. Community-based outpatient clinics are located in Lincoln, Grand Island, North Platte, Norfolk, and Bellevue, Neb., and Shenandoah, Iowa; and a contract outreach clinic in O’Neill, Neb. For more information, visit http://www.nebraska.va.gov
For further information, contact:
Will Ackerman – Public Affairs Officer, VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System
Office: 402-995-4719; Cell: 402-332-6780