Office of Research & Development

National VA Research Week: VA Medical Center Activities

VAMC Dates PAO Events
Boston, MA 18-May Pallas Wahl Speakers and posters sessions will be held at all three campuses.
Charleston, SC 18-May Tonya Lobbestael Speaker session in the morning followed by round table discussions in the afternoon.
Columbia SC 17-May Bob Hallat Poster displays at 10 am; researcher presentations at 1 pm., with Dr. Thomas Klobucar, Acting Dir for Office of Rural Health as keynote speaker.
Gainesville, FL 19-May Cindy Snook Speaker presentations; 12N-1pm: research poster exhibit.
Iowa City, IA Apr 18-20 Bryan Clark Events take place at Univ of IA in collaboration with VA, Carver College of Medicine, College of Pharmacy, and Institute for Clinical and Translational Science, and will include poster session competitions for students and for postdoc fellows and staff.
Pittsburgh, PA May 15-19 Kathleen Pomorski MVP on the Road 2017'- conducting mobile outreach and recruiting for MVP in collaboration with Mobile Vet Centers, Transportation Services, VSOs, and Minority Outreach Coordinators.
Providence, RI May 15-19 Winfield Danielson, III Research staff at recruitment and information tables in main lobby all week; 5/17: poster symposium 1-5 pm; 5/20: keynote speaker, Sharon Rounds, MD, who will also receive the American Thoracic Society Trudeau Medal in May, followed by presentations, poster awards, and refreshments.
San Antonio, TX May 15-18 Nanette Madla 5/15-16: Patient recruitment; 5/16: Panel discussion on aging 2:30-3:30 pm; 5/17: 9-Noon Annual medicine research poster contest in collaboration with Univ of TX Health Science Center; 5/18: 1-2 pm, Veteran patient panel; 4-6 pm, Research Appreciation & Networking.
St. Louis 21-Apr Marcena Gunther Keynote speakers Dr. Jeffrey Gordon, Dr. Robert Glaser, Keith Repko, presentation by Dr. Nathan Revi who will also receive a Lifetime Achievment Award, and Dr. Jacki Kornbluth, 2017 Distinguished Research Investigator award; speakers from St. Louis Univ and Washington Univ in St. Louis.
West Haven, CT May 15-19 Pamela Redmond Poster presentations, information sessions, information tables in the rotunda.

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