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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Quality of Care for Justice-Involved Veterans: Gaps, Predictors, and Stakeholder-Driven Solutions
Principal Investigator:

Andrea K. Finlay

Location: Palo Alto, CA
Congressional District Code: 18
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: May 2018 - October 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $178,346
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Background: Justice-involved Veterans – military Veterans detained by or under the supervision of the criminal justice system – have an excess burden of mental health and medical morbidity, as well as elevated mortality risk compared to the general and Veteran populations. Despite high rates of use of mental health and substance use disorder treatment, justice-involved Veterans are at risk for receiving lower quality mental health and addiction treatment. Furthermore, the quality of their medica...

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