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(l-r)  Dr. Michael Simberkoff, Noreen Haren, RN. MPH and Dr. Curt Dill, Deputy Chief StaffCelebration of Life and Courage
Both poignant and celebratory, World Aids Day at the Harbor carried the breathtaking message to never take anything for granted. The retirement of Noreen Haren, RN, MPH was announced at this event.
Veteran Raffique Khan and Employment Specialist Anne CordatoStrategic Transition
Veteran Khan retired after 10 years active duty. His ideal job would be helping Veterans transition to civilian life. The Veterans Care Program is helping him prepare for work that doesn't trigger his PTSD Symptoms.
(l-r) Daria Barry, James Barry and Elizabeth Barry Swanson with Dr. Daniel  Becker, Hematologist/Oncologist$2.5 MILLION GIFT
$2.5 MILLION GIFT FROM THE JOHN AND DARIA BARRY FOUNDATION TO THE PROSTATE CANCER FOUNDATION ESTABLISHES NEW PRECISION ONCOLOGY AT VA MANHATTAN THAT WILL BENEFIT HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF VETS BATTLING PROSTATE CANCER
Children from PS 59 visit VALeaders of Tomorrow pay tribute through visit
Children from PS 59 honored Veterans by handing out Happy Veterans Day cards at VA. Father of the youngest visitor Marc Giammatteo, an Iraq Veteran, Bronze Star and Purple Heart recipient was among the visitors.
(l-r) Clinical psychologist and yoga instructor Dr. Lillian Sultan; Veteran Harvey Hafter; Veteran Dominic Haglich; Chelsea Katz, NY1, and Veteran Owen Hartley.Start with the Breath
Anyone interested in the power of VA’s Whole Health Initiative would definitely gain understanding if they participated in a yoga session offered by clinical psychologist and yoga instructor Dr. Lillian Sultan.
(l-r) Dr. Harald Sauthoff and Korean War Army Veteran Thomas LoRussoAwe Inspiring Butterfly
Clinicians becoming expert in Point of Care Ultrasonography (POCUS) are in awe of a new ultra-portable ultrasound device, the Butterfly IQ whose first use in the US is at VA, Bellevue Hospital & at NYU campuses.
(l-r) Vietnam Veteran Winston Johnson and Andrea Barnes, NP, Ph.DSAVE
Vietnam Veteran Johnson was riding a hospital shuttle when he went into cardiac arrest. His life was saved by fellow passenger Andrea Barnes, NP, Ph.D, & the quick response of the shuttle driver Roy Crowder and others.
Monica Mishra, MD, Director of Women's Imaging, VANYHHS,Mammograms
Scheduling a screening mammogram is now more convenient for women who meet the Patient Self-Requested Direct Scheduling criteria. You qualify if you have no symptoms, have had a mammogram a year ago and are age 40+.
(l-r) Dr. Justin Piershalski and Vietnam Army Veteran Donald WeissECT as a route to recovery
Vietnam Veteran was successfully treated for acute depression with Electro Convulsive Therapy (ECT.) Now, with medication to sustain the therapy results, he is doing much better.
1) Navy Veteran Antonio Duraes, Telehealth Clinical Technician, checks tele-cam prior to telehealth meeting.What's wrong with me Doc?
Thorough didn’t begin to describe the intense 50-minute conversation, a VA NY Harbor Healthcare Endocrinologist had with his new patient who was seated in a room in a VA Medical Center 300 miles away.

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