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VA/DoD Collaboration Guidebook for Healthcare Research 2013

Purpose of the Guidebook

The purpose of this guidebook is to help facilitate collaborative human subject healthcare research between the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Department of Defense (DoD). The guidebook provides researchers with an introduction to collaboration and the information needed to more effectively identify and partner with others who have common research interests. It provides research administrators with information and resources to more effectively assist their investigators in planning and implementing collaborative projects. It also serves as a resource for scientific program managers and project officers.

Intended Audience:

VA and DoD human subject healthcare researchers, clinician-investigators, research administrators, scientific program managers, and project officers

Suggested Uses:

Planning for initiation and administration of collaborative research efforts


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VA/DoD Collaboration Guidebook — 2013

VA/DoD Collaboration Guidebook for Healthcare Research

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