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Challenges in tapering long-term opioid use

Challenges in tapering long-term opioid use

Guest: Dr. Joseph Frank of the VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System and the Center of Innovation for Veteran-Centered and Value-Driven Care. (Episode # 21)

04-23-2018



Researcher examines if religion can cure feelings of guilt in Veterans with PTSD

Researcher examines if religion can cure feelings of guilt in Veterans with PTSD

Guest: Dr. Harold Koenig of the Center for Spirituality, Theology, and Health at Duke University. (Episode #20)

04-03-2018



Understanding intimate partner violence in women Veterans

Understanding intimate partner violence in women Veterans

Guest: Dr. Katherine Iverson of the National Center for PTSD at the VA Boston Healthcare System. (Episode #19)

03-14-2018



VA, CDC collaborate to fight infectious diseases

VA, CDC collaborate to fight infectious diseases

Guest: Dr. Heather Reisinger of the Iowa City VA Health Care System. (Episode #18)

02-27-2018



Reaching Veterans with chronic pain

Reaching Veterans with chronic pain

Guest: Dr. Steve Martino and Dr. Marc Rosen of the VA Connecticut Healthcare System in New Haven. (Episode #17)

02-02-2018



Million Veteran Program

Million Veteran Program

Guest: Dr. Sumitra Muralidhar, program director for VA's Million Veteran Program (MVP). (Episode #16)

01-09-2018



Mental health care for Veterans with life-limiting illnesses

Mental health care for Veterans with life-limiting illnesses

Guest: Dr. Melissa Garrido with the Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center at the James J. Peters VA Medical Center in the Bronx, New York. (Episode #15)

11-30-2017



VA researcher leads landmark study on prostate cancer

VA researcher leads landmark study on prostate cancer

Guest: Dr. Timothy Wilt with the Minneapolis VA Health Care System. (Episode #14)

10-24-2017



Comparing psychotherapies for PTSD

Comparing psychotherapies for PTSD

Guest: Dr. Paula Schnurr, director of VA's National Center for PTSD. (Episode #13)

08-30-2017



Severely limiting opioid prescriptions may harm pain patients

Severely limiting opioid prescriptions may harm pain patients

Guest: Dr. Stefan Kertesz with the Birmingham VA Medical Center in Alabama. (Episode #12)

08-29-2017



Addressing homelessness in Veteran populations

Addressing homelessness in Veteran populations

Guest: Dr. Jack Tsai with the New England Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center (MIRECC) at the VA Connecticut Healthcare System. (Episode #11)

08-22-2017



Researcher seeks answers to brain disorder in deceased Veterans, athletes

Researcher seeks answers to brain disorder in deceased Veterans, athletes

Guest: Dr. Ann McKee with the VA Boston Healthcare System. (Episode #10)

08-01-2017



Quality Enhancement Research Initiative (QUERI)

Quality Enhancement Research Initiative (QUERI)

Guest: Dr. Amy Kilbourne, director of VA's Quality Enhancement Research Initiative (QUERI). (Episode #9)

07-11-2017



Using mindfulness to combat heart disease in women Veterans

Using mindfulness to combat heart disease in women Veterans

Guest: Dr. Karen Saban with the Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital in Chicago. (Episode #8)

06-14-2017



OpenNotes in Mental Health Care

OpenNotes in Mental Health Care

Guest: Guest: Dr. Steven Dobscha, director of the Center to Improve Veteran Involvement in Care at the VA Portland Health Care System. (Episode #7)

05-19-2017



Emotional Effects on Military Personnel, Veterans Bereaved by Suicide

Emotional Effects on Military Personnel, Veterans Bereaved by Suicide

Guest: Dr. Peter Gutierrez with the VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System. (Episode #6)

04-19-2017



Brief Interventions for Substance Use Disorders in Veterans with Hep C

Brief Interventions for Substance Use Disorders in Veterans with Hep C

Guest: Dr. Michael Cucciare with the South Central MIRECC in Little Rock, Arkansas. (Episode #5)

04-19-2017



Long-Term Study of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

Long-Term Study of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

Guest: Dr. William Walker of the Chronic Effects of Neurotrauma Consortium and the Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center in Richmond, Virginia. (Episode #4)

03-15-2017



Needs of Veterans with Traumatic Upper-Limb Amputations

Needs of Veterans with Traumatic Upper-Limb Amputations

Guest: Dr. Linda Resnik with the Providence VA Medical Center in Rhode Island. (Episode #3)

03-02-2017



Substance Use Disorders in the Veteran Population

Substance Use Disorders in the Veteran Population

Guest: Dr. Keith Humphreys with VA’s Center for Innovation to Implementation in Palo Alto, California. (Episode #2)

02-09-2017



Biomarkers for Gulf War illness

Biomarkers for Gulf War illness

Guest: Dr. Apostolos Georgopoulos, director of the Brain Sciences Center at the Minneapolis VA Health Care System. (Episode #1)

01-30-2017




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