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Dayton VA Medical Center, Ohio


Dayton VAMC Hires New Chief of Engineering

July 30, 2013

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Effective as of July 14, 2013, Philip Kirk assumed the role Chief of Engineering at the Dayton VAMC. In this position, Mr. Kirk will be responsible for providing oversight on all construction and maintenance issues that occur to Dayton VAMC's facilities.

The Dayton VAMC is a state of the art medical center that provides care to over 37,000 Veterans a year, with over 6,000 inpatient admission and 192,000 outpatient visits annually. The Dayton VA Medical Center provides a full range of health care through medical, surgical, mental health (inpatient and outpatient), home and community health programs, geriatric (nursing home), physical medicine, therapy services, neurology, oncology, dentistry, and hospice.

Philip Kirk began his career at the Dayton VAMC as an Engineering Trainee in October of 1991. Later, Mr. Kirk went on to hold upper-level engineering positions at the Columbus VA Medical Center and the Baltimore VA Medical Center. At the Columbus VA Medical Center, Mr. Kirk held the position Chief of Engineering from November 2006-2011. Following his time at the Columbus VA, Mr. Kirk was the Energy Engineer at the Dayton VAMC from December 2011 until his current promotion.

In addition to Philip Kirk's outstanding work experience, he also has an exceptional educational background as well. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from Ohio State University in 1991. During his professional career, Mr. Kirk has acquired several professional certifications such as Six Sigma Yellow and Green Belt Certified, Certified Energy Manager (CEM), Certified Federal Program/Project Manager and several other certifications.

Philip Kirk is an extremely talented and qualified individual. The Dayton VAMC takes pride in hiring the most qualified staff. Please join the Dayton VAMC in congratulating Mr. Philip Kirk to his new position as Chief of Engineering at the Dayton VAMC.