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Overton Brooks VA Medical Center


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Announcement for the Shreveport VA Listening SessionShreveport VA announces listening sessions
The Shreveport VA announces a public virtual listening session, April 26, 12:30-2 p.m. This listening session is an exciting opportunity for Veterans to help VA reimagine how we can deliver the care Veterans have earned.
Erica GibsonCelebrating African American History Month
There is a new Canteen Chief in town, and she is hitting the ground running. Erica Gibson started working at the Shreveport VA on Jan. 4, 2021, and she is already making valuable contributions to the team.
Dr. Olivia GilesCelebrating African American History Month
In August 2020, Dr. Giles was appointed as the Associate Director for Patient Care Services (ADPCS) at Overton Brooks VA Medical Center. As the medical center’s nursing executive her background is extensive.
David Williams IIDavid Williams II, EdD
David Williams II, EdD has a long list of accomplishments, yet he somehow remains humble. He is guided by a deep sense of a spiritual purpose and a strong desire to help Veterans.
Nora BrownCelebrating African American History Month
Nora Brown wears many hats. As Chief Nurse for Acute Care at the Shreveport VA she stays busy. In addition to her role as a leader, she manages to find time to raise a teenager and volunteer at her local church kitchen.
MRI technicians help a patient before scanning.The new MRI is here!
The Overton Brooks VA Medical Center (Shreveport VA) accepted delivery of a new magnetic resonance (MR) scanner in mid-January. The new MRI is engineered with an open bore concept that doesn’t fully encase the patient.
A syringe holding Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine.By appointment only: COVID-19 Vaccine
The exact process to safely and adequately administering either of the approved COVID-19 vaccines makes this story worth writing—but that's not all. The person behind the syringe has an untold story. Who is this person?
Edgar BottomCompensated Work Therapy Program
This week kicks off our celebration of the Compensated Work Therapy Vocational Rehabilitation program, where we acknowledge the more than 63,000 Veterans who benefit from the program each year.
Christy StanfieldRecognizing Hispanic Heritage
As the Performance Measures Coordinator and Hispanic Awareness Program Manager, Christy Stanfield joins 10 percent of the Hispanic American workforce at Overton Brooks VA Medical Center.
Michael SalinasHonoring Hispanic Heritage
As a Hispanic-American, Michael Salinas believes his heritage is interwoven in the American way of life, which is evident in music, art, cuisine, culture and traditional family values.

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