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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Charleston Health Equity and Rural Outreach Innovation Center (HEROIC)
Principal Investigator:

Robert N Axon

Location: Charleston, SC
Congressional District Code: 1
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: October 2013 - September 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $608,765
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


The mission of the Charleston Health Equity and Rural Outreach Innovation Center (HEROIC) is to improve access and equity in health care for all Veterans by eliminating geographic, racial/ethnic, and gender-based disparities. Our strong, growing and talented group of VA health services researchers has been continuously funded by the VHA HSR&D Program for more than 8 years, as a TREP (2004-2008) and as a REAP (2008-current) under the leadership of Dr. Leonard Egede. Over the past 8 years, the Cha...

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