Our Mission

To prevent premature death and disability resulting from strokes, heart attacks and kidney failure due to hypertension, diabetes and hyperlipidemia among the uninsured and under insured.

AT a glance

  • Nonprofit 501(C) 3

  • Established in 1983

  • Serves uninsured individuals with incomes up to 300% Federal Poverty Level

  • Medical home with specialty services for those with hypertension, high cholesterol, and diabetes

  • Teaching facility for many health professions

  • Volunteer physicians, nurse practitioners, and clinical pharmacists

  • Volunteer Board of Directors

  • Located adjacent to VCU's Monroe Park campus

  • Research site

  • Referrals to and from area hospitals and specialists


Director of Operations: Melanie Barthlow, MPH

Clinic Coordinator: Pamela Moore-Barr

Medication Assistance Coordinator and Volunteer & Internship Coordinator: Yen Dao

We rise by lifting others.
— Robert Ingersoll