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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Impact of Sexual Assault and Combat-Related Trauma on Fertility in Veterans
Principal Investigator:

Michelle Mengeling

Location: Iowa City, IA
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: February 2015 - January 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Anticipated Impact on Veterans' Health Care: Veterans of OEF/OIF/OND are young, increasingly female,and include growing numbers of Veterans who have survived historically mortal injuries. These patriots faceunique physical and mental health challenges that may be detrimental to future fertility; challenges include:sexual assault, blast injuries causing genito-urinary trauma and traumatic brain injury, chemical exposures, andpost-traumatic stress disorder. Thus comprehensive, high-quality reprodu...

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