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A bride and a bridesmaid standing in front of a church.

The life of the wedding party

Bride-to-be asks altruistic kidney donor to be in her wedding party weeks after meeting. “We do have this connection. We’re in each other’s lives forever.”

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A bride and a bridesmaid standing in front of a church.

The life of the wedding party

Bride-to-be asks altruistic kidney donor to be in her wedding party weeks after meeting. “We do have this connection. We’re in each other’s lives forever.”

A young child accompanied by parents is examined by a doctor.

Giving a family hope for the future

At 7 months old, Remy Miller was diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy. A new drug and a team at Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU changed her life.

Sheryl Garland, chief of health impact for VCU Health, created the Virginia Coordinated Care program in 2000. The program connected uninsured patients to primary care in their community. (File photo)

The Virginia Coordinated Care Program is ending — what you need to know

For nearly 20 years, a VCU Health team has operated the Virginia Coordinated Care Program, connecting uninsured patients with primary care resources in their communities. With the expansion of Medicaid in Virginia, that program is now ending. VCU News sat down with Sheryl Garland, chief of health impact at VCU Health, to reflect on the program, which she established in 2000.

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