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Stroke Care Comparison

Effective post-stroke rehabilitation care can speed patient recovery and minimize patient functional disabilities for Veterans in CNHs and CLCs.

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Levy Receives Magnuson Award

Charles E. Levy, MD, was awarded the 2015 Paul B. Magnuson Award, the highest honor achievable for VA rehabilitation investigators.

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Utilizing the RESCUE Website

Caregiver depression is common following a family member's stroke and often contributes to a stroke survivor's hospital readmission...

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Steven Scott, DO Receives Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) Distinguished Service Award on April 12, 2016 on Capitol Hill

MOAA is the nation's largest and most influential association of active duty, National Guard, Reserve, retired and former military officers and their families and survivors. The association annually recognizes individuals or organizations that strongly support service members and their families.

Dr. Scott will receive MOAA's Distinguished Service Award, which honors individuals or organizations that are not members of Congress but have been consistent supporters of national defense and the uniformed services community.

Dr. Scott is being recognized for his leadership role in improving the lives of America's ill, injured and disabled veterans and their families. Learn more »

The Center of Innovation on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (CINDRR) is a multi-site COIN research center located in Gainesville, FL and Tampa, FL. It is affiliated with the North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System Malcolm Randall VA Medical Center and the James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital. Both sites are part of the Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN) 8 which extends from South Georgia to Miami, Florida, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

CINDRR is dedicated to conducting research that identifies, develops, and tests strategies for improving Veteran rehabilitation services across the continuum of care and providing long term support for Veterans with disabilities and their families, including issues related to access, utilization, cost, quality, and health outcomes.

Our research focuses on maximizing Innovative Rehabilitation outcomes, seamlessly integrating Rehabilitation Analytics Research research, and advocating the use of Implementation to provide outstanding outcomes for Veterans and their families. Our center goals include providing excellent Mentorship opportunities for the next generation of VA researchers and fostering Cross-Center Collaborations and VA Operational Partnerships to benefit VHA research.

Examples of continuing collaboration between the two CINDRR sites, our national program, COIN, and affiliate partners are found in the stories above and throughout our site.

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