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Covers of journals publishing papers by Dr. SemeahDisruptive Acts and Rental Housing
Two articles by CINDRR investigators discuss special difficulties impacting Veteran health: disruptive behavior during health care and rental housing for Veterans with disabilities.
Photo of Dr. Vasudevan and logo of the American Public Health AssociationNew CINDRR-GNV Fellow Honored by APHA
A new CINDRR-GNV Fellow, Vijay Vasudevan, PhD, received a New Investigator Award from the American Public Health Association (APHA); the award recognizes research on health and wellness for people with disabilities.
Nurse guiding a patient in a sling2019 Safe Patient Handling and Mobility Conference
2019 Safe Patient Handling and Mobility Conference: Realizing your Passions in Research, Education, Innovation, and Technology. March 4-8, Orlando, FL. Everything from cutting edge research to best practices.
Using a ceiling liftSPHM Report: Providing Safe VA Care
Safe patient handling and mobility involves the use of assistive devices to ensure that patients can be mobilized safely and that care providers avoid performing high-risk manual patient handling tasks.
Team ConnectTeam Connect Finds Their VA Voices
As a new HSR&D Fellow, Dr. Christopher Fowler hopes to improve Veteran access to non-pharmacological treatments (e.g., psychotherapy, physical therapy, acupuncture) and associated outcomes for Veterans
Photo of Adrienne FennellThe VEC Welcomes a Treasure
Adrienne Fennell (Treasure), member of the Veteran Engagement Council (VEC) served in the United States Army during Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm as base support at Fort Irwin in California and then served
Growing Veterans FieldGrowing Veterans, A Partnership That Keeps Growing
Brown founded the Washington state nonprofit Growing Veterans in 2013 while earning a master's degree in social work at Western Washington University. He thought that helping other Veterans connect to the land
RVTRI CAT Veterans Making MusicVeterans Connect with Art in Gainesville & Tampa
In March, 2017, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) began working with the UF Center for Arts in Medicine, the Rural Veterans Telerehabilitation Initiative Creative Arts Therapy Initiative (RVTRI-CAT), CINDRR,
ACRM Military/Veterans Affairs Networking GroupCINDRR Investigators Active in ACRM
The American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM) Military and Veterans Affairs Networking Group offers networking opportunities between non-government and government ACRM members and functions as
photo of Risa Nakase-RichardsonTraumatic Brain Injury in Veterans
Veterans with traumatic brain injury (TBI) differ from civilians with TBI in some key ways—with potentially important implications for long-term care and support of injured service members.

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