Why Veterans seek—or don't seek—PTSD care
A study of more than 7,600 Veterans recently diagnosed with PTSD explored why some sought out mental health care while others didn't.
VA-DoD guidebook aims to spur collaborative research
A newly updated guidebook will help researchers from the two agencies plan and conduct joint studies to benefit Service members and Veterans and their families.
Smartphones among top coping strategies for TBI
Researchers are testing new tools and strategies—from smartphone apps to online cognitive training—to help returning Veterans cope with the effects of mild traumatic brain injury.
Mission StatementThe Office of Research and Development (ORD) aspires to discover knowledge, develop VA researchers and health care leaders, and create innovations that advance health care for our Veterans and the Nation. Read More
Participating in ResearchEach year, dedicated researchers and volunteers work together on thousands of studies at VA Medical Centers, outpatient clinics, and nursing homes. These studies have contributed significantly to advancements in health care for Veterans and the larger population. The VA Research Program aspires to discover knowledge through research, develop VA researchers and health care leaders, and create innovations that advance health care for our Veterans and the Nation. Read More
Media RoundtablesVirtual media roundtables provide reporters with an opportunity for direct discussion with leading VA researchers on key research topics and portfolio areas. Each hour-long session includes brief remarks by researchers on a designated topic followed by a question and answer session. Reporters may participate in-person at VA headquarters in Washington, D.C., or by teleconference. Read More