Curbing unhealthy alcohol use
No one looks forward to a hospital stay. But for some Veterans, the event could be the right moment to begin thinking about making healthy lifestyle changes—such as cutting back on risky drinking.
VA restarting study on service dogs, PTSD
Man's best friend is being put to the test for Veterans with PTSD. The study will involve 230 Veterans in three regions.
Sexual dysfunction and PTSD
A new review study confirms PTSD as a risk factor for sexual problems, among both male and female Veterans.Learn more »
What causes therapist burnout?
The most robust predictor of mental health provider burnout, suggests a series of VA studies, is perceptions of organizational politics and bureaucracy, along with overall workload.
Research WeekResearch Week provides an opportunity to honor Veterans and to highlight outstanding achievements in VA research. Learn More
Mission StatementThe VA 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. VA Research 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
Research news from local VA Medical Centers and our university partners