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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

IK2HX001733-01A2
Title: Health Outcomes and Healthcare Use Among Transgender Veterans
Principal Investigator:

John Blosnich

Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Congressional District Code: 14
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: March 2016 - February 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$601,429
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

 DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Approximately 1 million Veterans identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT), and health equity - irrespective of gender or sexual orientation - is a specific objective in the first goal of the Veteran Health Administration (VHA) Strategic Plan 2013-2018. LGBT individuals have high prevalence of health risk factors, (e.g., substance use, violence, barriers to care), and they experience disparities in several physical and mental condition...



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