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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Listening to Gulf War Vets: A Qualitative Inquiry into the Health Experience and Treatment of those with Chronic Multisymptom Illness
Principal Investigator:

Mark Helfand

Location: Portland, OR
Congressional District Code: 1
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: September 2018 - August 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $96,652
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Anticipated Impacts on Veterans Healthcare The first comprehensive qualitative study of the health experiences of Gulf War era Veterans will yield significant insight into the features of effective care models and treatments, as well as satisfaction with care. It will also create a rich, ongoing resource that can inform VA’s effort to improve customer service and care for these Veterans, identify better illness-specific health measures and promising therapeutic approaches, and activate Veterans...

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