Suzanne Gordon & Russell Lemle

Suzanne Gordon is the author of Wounds of War: How the VA Delivers Health, Healing, and Hope to the Nation's Veterans. Russell Lemle is the former chief psychologist for the San Francisco VA Healthcare System. Both are senior policy analysts at the Veterans Healthcare Policy Institute.


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