Conference looks to advance women’s health research within VA


VA’s Health Services Research and Development Service sponsored a conference titled, “Enhancing Partnerships for Research and Care of Women Veterans” July 31-Aug. 1 in D.C. The event brought together investigators pursuing research on women Veterans and women in the military with leaders in women’s health care delivery and policy within and outside VA to advance the state and impacts of women’s health research within VA. Attendees to the conference included policy leaders in VA women’s health and mental health services and other key program offices from VA as well as leaders from agencies outside VA including the Institute of Medicine, the Department of Health and Human Services’ office on women’s health, and the NIH office of research on women’s health.

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2 Comments to “Conference looks to advance women’s health research within VA”

  1. Roslyn Allen says:

    I am a female vet that has lymphedema since breast cancer in 2007. I wish, with the large numbers of female vets coming into the VA, more research will be done in this area. Also including lymphenode transfers.

  2. Dafiti says:

    Awesome