Our Researchers and Partners

Our Researchers and Partners With  Outstanding Contributions

Our Researchers and Partners With Outstanding Contributions

Our Researchers

Countless individuals have made outstanding contributions to medicine and science by taking steps forward to improve the lives of our nation’s heroes.

The efforts of our researchers extend to developing high-performance brain-computer interfaces for veterans with disabilities, taking new approaches to pain management, and generating crucial conversations about the expanding scope of women in the military—and this is just a snapshot of what our researchers are capable of!

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Our Partner

The Veterans Research Foundation of Pittsburgh partners with the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System in the name of advancing medical research and the quality of care for our nation’s heroes.


University Drive

In Oakland is a comprehensive acute care medical center with a combined 224 inpatient beds; 78 devoted to behavioral health and 146 distributed among medicine, surgery, and critical care. This campus also includes our Research Office Building and the Pittsburgh Fisher House, a 10-suite home-away-from-home for loved ones of inpatients.

H.J. Heinz

In O’Hara Township houses a 225-bed community living center—a VA Geriatric Center of Excellence—as well as a 96-bed Veterans Recovery Center for treating homelessness and addictions and an outpatient-focused Ambulatory Care Center.

Community-based Outpatient Clinics

Help Veterans access VA health care in their communities. VA Pittsburgh supports five clinics:

  • Beaver County (Monaca, Pa.)
  • Belmont County (St. Clairsville, Ohio)
  • Fayette County (Uniontown, Pa.)
  • Washington County (Washington, Pa.)
  • Westmoreland County (Greensburg, Pa.)

Vet Centers

Offer readjustment counseling and outreach services to combat veterans and their family members. Local offices are located in Pittsburgh, Pa., McKeesport, Pa., and Wheeling, W.Va.