Friday, September 26, 2008

Peake tours VA Medical Center


photos &copy Mark M. Hancock and The Dallas Morning News

Dr. James Peake, U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs, tours the Fisher House under construction at the Dallas VA Medical Center in Dallas on Monday, Aug. 25, 2008.


Dr. Itala Wickremasinghe (left to right), registered nurse Tony L. Murphy, U.S. Sen. John Cornyn and Dr. James Peake talk during a tour of the Dallas VA Medical Center.


Dr. James Peake (right) talks with cavalry soldier Daniel Connelly of Fort Worth (left) during a tour of the Spinal Cord Injury Center of the Dallas VA Medical Center. The officials toured different parts of the medical center including a psychiatric facility, which was closed following several patient suicides.



Dr. James Peake (left) has a chuckle with patient Jonni Booth Carnley of Hugo, Okla. (right) during a tour of the Dallas VA Medical Center.


Dr. James Peake, U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs, (left) and U.S. Sen. John Cornyn (right) talk to media after a tour of the Dallas VA Medical Center in Dallas.

Dallas VA Medical Center praised for swift upgrades after suicides by Scott Farwell.


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