Hearings » Healing the Physical Injuries of War

Subcommittee on Health

Healing the Physical Injuries of War

Opening Statements

Witness Testimonies

  • Panel 1
  • Thomas Zampieri, Ph.D., Director of Government Relations, Blinded Veterans Association
  • Carl Blake, National Legislative Director, Paralyzed Veterans of America
  • Joy J. Ilem, Deputy National Legislative Director, Disabled American Veterans
  • Tom Tarantino, Legislative Associate, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America
  • Denise A. Williams, Assistant Director for Health Policy, Veterans Affairs and Rehabilitation Commission, American Legion

  • Panel 2
  • Jack Smith, M.D., MMM, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Clinical and Program Policy, U.S. Department of Defense
  • Lucille B. Beck, Ph.D., Chief Consultant, Rehabilitation Services, Office of Patient Care Services, and Director, Audiology and Speech Pathology Service, Veterans Health Administration, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Accompanied By:
  • Margaret C. Hammond, M.D., Chief Consultant, Spinal Cord Injuries and Disorders Services, Veterans Health Administration, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Deborah Amdur, LCSW, Chief Consultant, Care Management and Social Work Service, Veterans Health Administration, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Billie Randolph, Deputy Chief, Prosthetics, Veterans Health Administration, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Hearing Transcript