• Battlefield acupuncture an emerging and promising alternative to risky pain medications

    “Pain is extremely prevalent among Veterans and others, and there is a need for novel pain treatment approaches,” says VA’s Dr. Stephanie Taylor, the article’s lead author and the director of VA’s Complementary and Integrative Health Evaluation Center. “Not everything works for everybody. You need as many effective tools in the toolbox as you can get.”

  • VA Researchers Who Served: Dr. Matthew Kinnard

    When I reported to Walter Reed Army Medical Center in 1959, as good fortune would have it, the placement officer noticed that I had earned a master’s degree in biology and offered me the chance to work in a lab designed to conduct Army research.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Louis Abbott

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Louis Abbott, who served with the medical corps during the Korean War from 1950-1953.

  • VA Researchers Who Served: Dr. Molly Klote

    Dr. Mary (Molly) Klote, an Army Veteran, is the director of the Office of Research Protections, Policy, and Education in VA’s Office of Research and Development. Previously, as an active-duty Army colonel with 30 years of service, she oversaw all human research policy, education, and compliance for the Army through the office of the Army surgeon general.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Stacy Combs

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Stacy Combs, who served as a nurse in Washington D.C. and Texas between 2003 and 2009.

  • Korean War landmine victim committed himself to helping others

    Irvin Axelrod, an Army Pfc. in the Korean War, was the victim of a landmine explosion in 1951 that led to the amputation of his right leg below the knee. He went on to dedicate his life to helping fellow amputees and other people in need.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Virginia Louise Brown

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Virginia Louise Brown, who served in the nurse corps during World War II and retired in 1980.

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