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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Addressing Intimate Partner Violence Among Women Veterans: Evaluating the Impact and Effectiveness of VHA's Response.
Principal Investigator:

Katherine M Iverson

Location: Boston, MA
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: November 2019 - April 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $320,163
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Background: Intimate partner violence (IPV) is common among women Veterans (WVs), with nearly 20% of WVs treated in Veterans Health Administration (VHA) primary care clinics experiencing past-year IPV. VHA’s Women’s Health Services (WHS), the IPV Assistance Program, and the Offices of Primary Care and Mental Health and Suicide Prevention developed recommendations for implementing IPV screening programs in primary care. More than two-thirds of WV primary care patients receive care in “Model 1” (i...

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