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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Nutritional Functioning in OEF/OIF/OND Veterans with Polytraumatic Injuries: Developing a New Approach
Principal Investigator:

Diana Brostow

Location: Denver, CO
Congressional District Code: 6
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: April 2020 - March 2025
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $191,506
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Veterans of the Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom/Operation New Dawn (OEF/OIF/OND) era are a unique population facing unprecedented obstacles; over 30% struggle with polytrauma, often a combination of traumatic brain injury (TBI), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and psychological distress.1,2 The resulting physical and psychosocial disabilities contribute to poor reintegration, characterized by high unemployment,3,4 deeply internalized stigma,5,6 and poor health status.7,...

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