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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Improving Health Care for Women Veterans: Addressing Menopause and Mental Health
Principal Investigator:

Carolyn J Gibson

Location: San Francisco, CA
Congressional District Code: 12
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: June 2018 - May 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $143,878
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Background. Women in midlife face increasing health risks related to menopause, a period of biological, hormonal, and social change characterized by often disruptive menopausal symptoms. Relevance and significance to Veterans’ Health. Almost half of women Veteran VA users are in midlife, with prevalent risk factors for burdensome menopausal symptoms. Unaddressed menopausal symptoms contribute to significant health care burden, impacting health risk behaviors, chronic health conditions, and menta...

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