Dayton VA Medical Center, Ohio
The Women Veterans Health Program (WVHP) crosses Services at the Dayton VAMC as well as inpatient and outpatient programs to assure access to VA healthcare for eligible Women Veterans. Designated women Health providers are available at each site of care.
Women Veteran's healthcare needs expand across the continuum of care from outpatient care (primary and specialty care) to inpatient care (medical/surgical and mental healthcare) and long term care.
The WVHP goal is to address the needs of Women Veterans by providing accessible comprehensive healthcare throughout their lifespan.
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- Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) Women's Health Liaisons
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The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is proud to announce the launch of its new women Veterans hotline-1-855-VA-WOMEN-an incoming call center to receive and respond to questions from Veterans, their families and caregivers, about the many VA services and resources available to women Veterans. The service will begin accepting calls on April 23, 2013. The hotline is staffed by knowledgeable women VA employees who can provide information about benefits and health care services for women. Callers can be linked to information on claims, education or health care appointments as well as information about VA cemeteries and memorial benefits. Hotline staff can also answer urgent questions and provide referrals to homeless and mental health services as well as provide Vet Center information.
For more information, please visit http://www.womenshealth.va.gov/WOMENSHEALTH/wvcc.asp
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- To honor Women Veterans by promoting their health and welfare with dignity and privacy in a secure and safe environment.
- To provide exceptional health care to improve Women Veterans' health and well being.
- To reach out to Women Veterans and help them take advantage of their health care benefits.
- To promote excellence in health care throughout the life span of our Women Veterans.
- To provide excellence in education and research.
- To be an active community partner toward improvement of Women Veterans' health care.
Honorably discharged Veterans are eligible. Women covered by Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (CHAMPVA) are also eligible.
- Primary Care Physician
- Physician Consultant
- Advanced Mid-Level Practitioner
- Nursing Personnel
- Women Veteran Program Manager
- Women Veteran Health Program Specialist
- Other Specialists Are Available For Referrals
Women who believe they are eligible for care can call 1-800-368-8262, ext. 2128.
Please bring your DD214 or your CHAMPVA insurance card for registration and/or enrollment.
4100 W. Third Street
Building 341, Primary Care Addition (PCA)
Dayton, Ohio 45428
Current gynecology screening clinic appointments are available Tuesday 9:30 am - 3:30 pm and Wednesday 8:00 am -12 noon.
Appointments can be scheduled Monday - Friday between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm.
Gynecology screening: (937) 267-3921
Primary Care Clinic: (937) 267-3921
- PAP Smears
- Breast Exams
- HIV Testing
- Mammography Referrals
- Colorectal Cancer Screening
- High Blood Pressure Screening
- DEXA Scan
- Hormone Replacement
- Birth Control
- Weight Management
- Maternity Care By Referral
- Tobacco Cessation
- Stress Incontinence
- Menopause Screening And Treatment
- Specialty Care
- Gynecology Consultant Clinic by Referral
- Surgical Breast Evaluation Clinic
Other Services Available
- Mental Health Services
- Behavior Mental Health
- Group Therapy
- Individual Counseling
- In Patient Care & Out Patient Care
- Counseling and Treatment for Sexual Trauma
- Counseling and Treatment for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- Comprehensive Social Work Services
Women's Health and Wellness Center will offer a range of health education sessions led by health care providers that have first-hand knowledge of the latest information. Please note future sessions will be scheduled and the time and location will be posted.
Women Veterans Program Manager
Maritha J. Trass, MBA-HCM, PA-C
(937) 268-6511, ext. 1907
Women Veterans Health Center
(937) 267-3921 or (937) 268-6511, ext. 3921
Lima: Julie Horstman LPN, (419) 222-5788, ext. 6839
Middletown: Bethann Graham, LPN (513) 423-8387, ext. 5615
Springfield: Jolene Gottlieb, LPN (937) 328-3385, ext. 5722
Richmond: Jody Smith, LPN (765) 973-6915, ext.6151
VA's New Hotline-1-855-VA-WOMEN-Dedicated to Serving Women Veterans
Our Women Veterans Program Manager advises and advocates for women Veterans. She can help coordinate all the services you may need, from primary care to specialized care for chronic conditions or reproductive health. VA health care for women Veterans includes:
- General care includes health evaluation and counseling, disease prevention, nutrition counseling, weight control, smoking cessation, and substance abuse counseling and treatment as well as gender-specific primary care, such as cervical cancer screens (Pap smears), breast cancer screens (mammograms), birth control, preconception counseling, Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, menopausal support (hormone replacement therapy).
- Mental health includes evaluation and assistance for issues such as depression, mood, and anxiety disorders; intimate partner and domestic violence; sexual trauma; elder abuse or neglect; parenting and anger management; marital, caregiver, or family-related stress; and post-deployment adjustment or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
- Military Sexual Trauma (MST). Women-and men as well-may experience repeated sexual harassment or sexual assault during their military service. Special services are available to women who have experienced MST. VA provides free, confidential counseling and treatment for mental and physical health conditions related to MST. More information is available about MST from the national Women Veterans Health Care program and the VHA Office of Mental Health.
- Management and screening of chronic conditions includes heart disease, diabetes, cancer, glandular disorders, osteoporosis, and fibromyalgia as well as sexually transmitted diseases such as HIV/AIDS and hepatitis. Reproductive health care includes maternity care, infertility evaluation and limited treatment; sexual problems, tubal ligation, urinary incontinence, and others. VA is prohibited by legislative authority from providing either in-vitro fertilization or abortion services.
- Rehabilitation, homebound, and long-term care. VA referrals are given to those in need of rehabilitation therapies such as physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech-language therapy, exercise therapy, recreational therapy, and vocational therapy. Homebound and long-term care services are available as well, limited to those meeting specific requirements.