VA's Chief Research and Development Officer Joel Kupersmith, MD, talks about this year's Research Week activities and the importance of VA Research. Kupersmith will host the 2013 VA Research Week Kick-off on May 13, 2013 at the Washington, DC VAMC. Click to watch video (4:52 min - Windows Media)
VA researchers at the Milwaukee Healthcare System are teaming up with Veteran Service Organizations to tackle hypertension. Click to watch video (4:02 min - Windows Media)
VA researchers from the Phoenix VAMC show how non-profit foundations help keep VA Research on the cutting edge. Click to watch video (2:40 min - Windows Media)
VA employee Susan Hall tells about her participation in VA Research's Million Veteran Program. Click to watch video (3:47 min - Windows Media)
"I was a one-sided person": THE DEKA Arm, a VA Research partnership with DoD
VA researchers join forces at the Manhattan VAMC to help a Veteran who lost his arm 40 years ago. The DEKA Arm is a joint collaboration between VA Research and the Department of Defense. The goal is to produce the world’s most advanced prosthetic army system to help improve Veterans' lives. Click to watch video (5 min - Windows Media)
TRACTS: VA Research explores unique issues of Veterans with both TBI and PTSD
VA researchers in Boston are examining the links between mild traumatic brain injury and posttraumatic stress disorder that occur conjointly in Veterans returning from deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan. The hope is to get a better evidence-based treatment for this type of Veteran population. Click to watch video (7 min - Windows Media)
View VA and Academic Affiliates: Partners in Health Care Discovery and Innovation by clicking the image above. (6:06 min)
Stephen Cochran music video!
Check out this brief interview with Veteran and country music star, Stephen Cochran, followed by an original music video made for VA Research Week! (3:05 min - Windows Media)
85 years of VA R&D
Watch this story of the history of VA research, and see the amazing discoveries that make Veterans' lives better every day.
(8:01 min - Windows Media)