Office of Rural Health (ORH)
Veterans Rural Health Resource Centers
The Western Resource Center is located in Salt Lake City, Utah and is under the direction of Dr. Byron Bair with collaborators and researchers located in Denver, Colorado and Provo, Utah. Much of the work of this center focuses on outreach, access issues, and the special needs of Native Veterans and Aging Veterans.
Veterans Rural Health Resource Center — Western Region
VA Salt Lake City Health Care System
500 Foothill Blvd (182)
Salt Lake City, UT 84148
The Central Resource Center is located on the Iowa City VA Health Care System's main campus and is under the direction of Director of Operations, Dr. Michael Ohl. The center focuses on evaluating rural health programs and piloting new strategies to help our Veterans overcome barriers to access and quality.
Veterans Rural Health Resource Center — Central Region
Iowa City VA Health Care System 601 Highway 6 West(152)
Iowa City, Iowa 52246
The Eastern Resource Center has 3 locations: Gainesville, FL; Togus, ME; and White River Junction, VT. The center is under the direction of Dr. Paul Hoffman and focuses on developing models to deliver specialty care and services to rural areas, and educating and training VA’s next generation of rural health care providers.
Veterans Rural Health Resource Center — Eastern Region
North FL/South GA Veterans Health System
1601 SW Archer Road
Gainesville, FL 32608
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