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Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC

Local Features

Holiday Tree Gathering CeremonyDorn continues annual reverence to fallen heroes
From November 2015 through October 2016, another group of honored Veterans, who were once patients in the Warriors Walk Hospice Care unit of Dorn VA Medical Center, have completed their service in the military…and life.
CLC residents enjoy a buffet lunchDorn’s CLC residents enjoy buffet-style lunch
The WJB Dorn VAMC The Nutrition and Food Services at Dorn prepares a buffet-style lunch for CLC residents once a month to celebrate special observances, holidays, and birthdays.
Dorn VAMC Logistic staff photograph. Taken in 2013. By Ken HoltLogistics Keeps Care Going at Dorn VAMC
Everything that moves within the Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center (VAMC) has had logistics involvement in some fashion. Read more about this talented group of employees.
Dorn VAMC’s Director Timothy McMurry, center, with executive leadership and Congressman Joe Wilson, as they greet Tele-ICU providers from the Cincinnati, Ohio VAMC via a video link after initiating Dorn’s new Tele-ICU system. VA Photo/Ken HoltNew Tele-ICU unit Goes Live at Dorn VA
The Dorn VAMC continues to take leaps into becoming the VA of the 21st Century by implementing the latest technology to serve Veterans at its various sites of care in Columbia and the Upstate Region.
Photo of Dorn VA's new Mobile Medical Unit that provides a mobile location for cardiology care.Dorn VA takes Cardiology Care to Rural Veteran
The William Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center takes Cardiology Care to Rural Veteran: New Mobile Medical Unit addresses need of access to care and improves quality of life.
Two Dorn VA staff speaking with a Veteran at the September 24 Outreach Fair.VA hosts successful Outreach Fair and Town Hall
Dorn VA staff assisting Veterans at the Sept. 24 Outreach Fair that was followed by a Town Hall meeting. The successful events provided information on VA health care and an open forum for Veterans. VA Photo: Ken Holt
Dorn VA Medical Center Logistic Service employee Leland WoernerTop 2014 VA Feds Feed Families Contributor
Dorn VA Medical Center Logistic Service employee Leland Woerner named top 2014 VA Feds Feed Families contributor - Highest individual donation in the Department of Veterans Affairs
Dr. Phan applies pigments to match the skin tone.The Other Face of VA Dentistry
In the article "The Other Face of VA Dentistry" Dr. Dai Phan, DDS, discusses prosthetic reconstruction for the oral cavity and the maxillofacial region for a Veteran. Original article published in VAntage VA Blog.
Research assistant holding a test tube at a new automated biomarker lab at the Columbia, S.C., VA Medical Center. Photo by Matt Splett/USCSMNew lab is leap forward
"This new facility represents the close partnership between the faculty at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in Columbia and the clinicians and staff at the DORN VAMC," Dr. Marlene Wilson, USCSOM
Graphic of screenshot of Facebook video page. The words Dorn VAMC are aligned on the left and above is the word Videos.Transparent Communications via Social Media
Want to see tips on health care and more? How about hearing directly from our VA staff? Keep digitally informed about the latest Dorn VAMC news via our videos available on our Facebook site.

From the Veterans Health Administration

Dave Miller assists homeless VeteransMarine Veteran is VA's Male Volunteer of the Year
Marine Corps Veteran David Miller has been volunteering at VA for over 25 years and has been named the 2017 National Male Volunteer of the Year. Miller served in Vietnam during the TET II offensive.
An elderly male Veteran in a wheelchair, entering a van.VA Helps Vietnam Veteran Get His Life Back
Dale Herb's life came to a grinding halt about a year ago when he lost the use of his legs and couldn't leave his home. Today, thanks to a little help from the VA, he's completely mobile again.
FC Vincent Savarino, bottom right corner, with members of the 8th Field Artillery, Battery A on a beach in Oahu, Hawaii in 1935Veteran Volunteer to Celebrate 100th Birthday
Woodrow Wilson was President when Veteran Volunteer Vincent Savarino was born. This month he will celebrate birthday number 100 during National Volunteer Week at the Wilkes-Barre VA medical center.
Male patient resting in bed following surgeryWith VA's Help, Waco Veteran Gets a Second Chance
Thirty-year-old Stephen Jacinto survived two tours in Afghanistan and one in Iraq. It was only after he returned home to Waco, Texas, that the Air Force Veteran discovered his own mortality.
Veteran Brandon Myers removes his shoes from a wheelchair he used to harness an exoskeleton walking deviceRobotic Brace for Veterans of Spinal Cord Injury
It's called an Exoskeleton and it uses motion sensors and a computer control system to allow Veterans with spinal cord injuries to stand and take steps, with a little help.
A male wearing a BDU jacket speaking with a male counselor.Can Spiritual Therapy Ease Your PTSD Symptoms?
A researcher associated with the Augusta VA in Georgia is conducting a survey to see if Veterans coping with PTSD might be interested in having spirituality introduced into their therapy.
Surgeons looking at x-rays of patientImportant Office that Most People Have Never Heard
VA's National Center for Patient Safety is dedicated to preventing inadvertent harm or injury to Veteran patients. It's the engine under the hood that keeps things running smoothly and safely.
Fruit and Vegetable bowl Ten Ways to Eat Wisely - A Focus on Nutrition
VA encourages Veterans to focus on healthful eating. You don't need to change the way you eat overnight. Take your time, make small smart changes in your diet and you'll feel better and be healthier.
VAMC Director Isaacks visits with Veteran patientMarine Continues to Serve by Serving Veterans
David Isaacks served in the Marine Corps from 1998 to 2005. Today he continues to serve his country by serving Veterans as director of the Harry S Truman Memorial Veterans Hospital in Columbia, Mo.
Lead Yoga Therapist Nancy Schalk.Can Yoga Ease Your PTSD? VA Wants to Find Out
A clinical research psychologist with the Department of Veterans Affairs in Indiana is exploring the effects Yoga might have on Veterans suffering with post-traumatic stress disorder.

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