Portland VA Medical Center names Krumberger director



Joanne Krumberger has been appointed by the Department of Veterans Affairs as the new director of the Portland VA Medical Center, which includes a campus in Vancouver, effective May 18. She will oversee a health care system that serves 85,000 veterans and has an operating budget of $656 million.

Krumberger has been director of the VA Central California Health Care System since September 2012. Her career at the Department of Veterans Affairs has spanned 35 years and has included leadership positions in Palo Alto, Calif., Delaware, New Jersey and New York.

The Portland VA Medical Center operation encompasses a main hospital in Portland and the Vancouver campus, as well as eight outreach clinics in Oregon.