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Office of Rural Health Contacts | Leadership | Veterans Rural Health Resource Centers  
GeoSpatial Outcomes Division

The Office of Rural Health Contacts

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Rural Health (10P1R)
810 Vermont Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20420

Office Location
811 Vermont Ave NW
7th Floor
Washington DC, 20571

Phone: (202) 632-8615
Media Inquiries:


Thomas Klobucar, Ph.D.
Acting Executive Director Bio
Dr. Tom Klobucar

Program Staff

Anthony Achampong
Anthony Achampong
Judy Bowie, MA
Judy Bowie, MA
Janice Garland
Janice Garland
Karyn Johnstone
Karyn Johnstone
Richard Huang
Richard Huang
Michael Privman, MHA
Michael Privman, MHA
Zavian Cooper
Zavian Cooper
Dan Palmeri
Dan Palmeri

Veterans Rural Health Resource Centers

Veterans Rural Health Resource Centers (VRHRC) study challenges and disparities in rural Veteran care and services in order to develop and disseminate innovative programs to increase rural Veterans access to care and services.

Veterans Rural Health Resource Center - Iowa City, Iowa
Carolyn Turvey, Clinical Director
Iowa City VA Health Care System
601 Highway 6 West (152)
Iowa City, Iowa 52246
319-338-0581 x7714​

Veterans Rural Health Resource Center - Salt Lake City, Utah
Byron Bair, MD, Clinical Director
VA Salt Lake City Health Care System
500 Foothill Blvd (182)
Salt Lake City, UT 84148
801-582-1565 x4647

Veterans Rural Health Resource Center – White River Junction, Vermont
Matthew Vincenti, PhD, Director
White River Junction VA Health Care System
63 Veterans Drive
White River Junction, VT 05009-0001
802-295-9363 x6403

GeoSpatial Outcomes Division

Diane Cowper-Ripley, PhD
352-376-1611 x4929

Eric Litt
352-376-1611 x4964

Justin Ahern
352-376-1611 x4963

Lauren K. Wilson

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