Richmond, VA

Contact Information
Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center
1201 Broad Rock Blvd.
Richmond, VA 23249
United States

Catchment Area

Virginia (south of Fort Belvoir) and West Virginia

Research

The research focus of the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Program at the McGuire VA Medical Center is to pursue advancements in care and outcomes for individuals with brain injury. The program is an active participant in several collaborative research projects sponsored by DVBIC and has close ties with the TBI Model Systems site at the Medical College of Virginia. Currently, research areas of expertise incude:

  • Chronic Effects of Neurotrauma Consortium (CENC) Flagship Site
  • Neurological testing (including EEG/ERP and computerized eye tracking)
  • Physical and sensory functioning
  • Cognitive assessment
  • Pain
  • Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation

Regional Education Coordinator

The regional education coordinator serves as the TBI education resource for service members, their families, spouses, staff, and the military and civilian communities. Primary responsibility is to coordinate, facilitate and/or provide TBI education for providers, clinicians and all members of the health care team who are involved in the care of service members and veterans with TBI throughout Virginia and West Virginia. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Conducting outreach activities within region to develop opportunities to provide TBI education and information about DVBIC programs/services
  • Providing consultation to military and veterans sites related to TBI educational issues
  • Fostering positive, working relationships with outside organizations, service providers and VA staff
  • Attending community events and conferences to build awareness about DVBIC