Medical Center Director
As Director, Battle Creek VA Medical Center (VAMC), Dr. Skupien leads, manages, and directs the planning and evaluation of the health care services, administrative and supporting operations of a health care delivery system in the western part of MI covering a 22 county geographic area and serves about 187,500 Veterans. She implements a comprehensive health care system tailored to the Veteran needs in this area. The Battle Creek VAMC provides comprehensive tertiary psychiatric care; primary and secondary medical care; and extended and long term care for the Veterans in this catchment area. The Battle Creek VAMC consists of 190 beds including Psychiatric Residential Rehabilitation, 100 Community Living Center beds, 40 Domiciliary beds, specialized services including a Palliative Care Unit, a Substance Abuse Clinic, and a Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Program. There are four community-based outpatient clinics in Benton Harbor, Grand Rapids, Lansing and Muskegon.
Acting Chief of Staff
Associate Director for Patient Care Services