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Vets First Podcast

The Vets First podcast is a research-based podcast that focuses on the VA healthcare system and its patients. Instead of being just another research podcast, the Vets First podcast was created with a primary focus on the Veterans and their stories. The hosts, Levi Sowers PhD, and Brandon Rea work to bridge the gap between the state-of-the-art research being performed at Veterans Affairs and the Veterans themselves in an easy-to-understand manner. Importantly, Levi and Brandon want to assist researchers around the country to better understand the needs of Veterans. In this podcast you will hear interviews from Veterans with specific conditions and then hear from VA funded researchers who are studying those very topics as well as other highlighted services the VA provides. 

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Vets First Podcast S:2 E:6: The ongoing battle: Josh Marino, Rob Otto share about PTSD, depression, suicide

December 2nd, 2021|VA Podcast Network, Vets First|

In episode six, podcast hosts Levi Sowers and Brandon Rea interview two Vets to talk about mental health issues, including TBI and PTSD.

Vets First Podcast S:2 E:5: Learning about drug use disorders from origin to treatment

November 18th, 2021|VA Podcast Network, Vets First|

In the fifth episode of season two of Vets First Podcast, hosts Levi Sowers and Brandon Rea discuss drug use disorders from origin to treatment.

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