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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Collaborative Specialty Care for Gulf War Illness
Principal Investigator:

Lisa McAndrew

Location: East Orange, NJ
Congressional District Code: 10
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: June 2020 - May 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $490,397
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


There is a quality chasm between the care Gulf War Veterans (GWVs) should receive and the care they do receive. Our data show 70% of GWVs with Gulf War Illness (GWI) do not receive treatment recommendations for their GWI and 78% are NOT very satisfied with their care. Reducing this quality chasm is essential. The VA and DoD have invested hundreds of millions of dollars to develop new treatments, including the second largest clinical trial for GWVs which is finding health coaching and problem-sol...

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