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Million Veteran Program (MVP)


VA's Million Veteran Program (MVP) is a national research program looking at how genes, lifestyle, military experiences, and exposures affect health and wellness in Veterans.

Since launching in 2011, 1 million Veterans have joined MVP. It's the largest research effort at VA to improve health care for Veterans and one of the largest research programs in the world studying genes and health.

To learn more or join, visit today.

Have questions?

Visit the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) section of MVP Online to search or browse common questions about the program, participation, privacy, and more.

Interested in MVP research?

Visit our research page to learn more about new findings from the MVP cohort and how VA investigators and other approved partners can apply for access to MVP data.

Contact MVP

For additional information, call the MVP Info Center toll-free at 1-866-441-6075 (Monday - Friday; 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. ET).

Have questions? Send us an email at

Sign up to receive our MVP Insider newsletter and learn about the latest news and discoveries.

Note: The Million Veteran Program will never ask for your financial, credit, or bank account information or ask you for money.  If you think you have been contacted as part of a scam, you can visit the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) website for information about how to report the scam. 

The MVP program office can be reached by sending an email to

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