Linda Schwartz, the Connecticut commissioner of veteran's affairs and Academy fellow, spoke at Quinnipiac University School of Health Science and the School of Nursing's graduation ceremony. In her remarks, she told the graduating class a story about a veteran, who suffered for years with chronic pain, was finally asked if he served in the military. As a veteran, he was exposed to Agent Orange. With this new information, he finally received the proper treatment.
Read Commissioner Schwartz's full remarks.
Connecticut's VA Commissioner: Asking a Simple Question can be a "Real Game Changer" to Improve Health