MOVE! Program - Martinsburg VA Medical Center
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MOVE! Program



  • What is the MOVE! Program?

MOVE! is a national weight management program for Veterans designed by the VA National Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (NCP). The goal of the program is to help Veterans make the needed dietary and behavioral changes to lose weight, keep the weight off and improve their health.

  • How does the MOVE! Program work?

MOVE! involves a multi-disciplinary approach with a dietitian, a psychologist and a physical therapist all working together to provide guidance with dietary changes, behavioral changes and fitness and exercise classes.

  • How long is the MOVE! Program?

The MOVE! Program is a 16 week program for the initial education, then twice a month for a continued peer support group.

  • Who can participate in the MOVE! Program?

Veterans enrolled in VA health care can participate as long as they have been medically cleared by their primary care provider.

  • Sign me up!

Your primary care provider can place a consult to the program, or you can refer yourself to the dietitian by calling the numbers on the right hand side of the webpage. Complete the Move!11 Questionnaire by clicking this link and then bring it to your VA health care team.

  • What about the TeleMOVE! Program?

TeleMOVE! is a self-monitoring option that will allow you to receive weight management support in the comfort of your home using an in-home device or connected to a land-line telephone, high speed internet connection or a cell phone. A Dietitian Care Coordinator provides the “human touch” and will monitor your progress and coach you in your weight loss journey. 

  • What is the MOVE! Coach?

MOVE! Coach is a phone app for Veterans, service members, their families, and others who want to lose weight and improve their health. This 19-week program helps participants independently manage their weight in an easy and convenient way. MOVE!® Coach provides a series of self-management guides that include educational videos, daily diaries, and tools to set weight, diet, and exercise goals. By using the app, participants can monitor their food intake, physical activity, and weight, while tracking progress on meeting their goals. You can learn more about MOVE! Coach at:

                                          National MOVE! Program Page 
                                          MOVE! Coach Intro Page   
                                          VA’s MobileHealth Training Site


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Contact Info


  • 510 Butler Avenue
    Library, Room 2B-150
    Martinsburg, WV 25405

Contact Number(s)

  • 304-263-0811 Ext. 3691 or 3693
  • 800-817-3807 Ext. 3691 or 3693

Hours of Operation

  • 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.