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CENC presents at the VA ORD Field-Based Meeting discussing “Deployment-related Auditory and Vestibular Injuries in U.S. Veterans”

James Henry, Ph.D. (NCRAR), Maya O’Neil, Ph.D. (Oregon Health & Science University Epidemiology), David Cifu, M.D. (CENC Principal Investigator), Kathleen Carlson, Ph.D. (CENC Portland Site Principal Investigator)

From Thursday to Friday, September 05-06, 2019, CENC researchers Drs. David Cifu, M.D., Faith Akin, Ph.D., and Kathleen Carlson, Ph.D., attended and participated in the VA Office of Research and Development (ORD) Field-Based Meeting on “Deployment-related Auditory and Vestibular Injuries in U.S. Veterans” in Portland, Oregon. The 2-day meeting, sponsored by the National Center for Rehabilitative Auditory Research (NCRAR) at the Portland VAMC, was attended by VA, military, and university researchers, and featured presentations on CENC research from the Longitudinal, Otolith and Database Studies.

The U.S. Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity, 839 Chandler Street, Fort Detrick MD 21702-5014 is the awarding and administering acquisition office. This work was supported by the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs endorsed by the Department of Defense, through the Psychological Health/Traumatic Brain Injury Research Program Long-Term Impact of Military-Relevant Brain Injury Consortium (LIMBIC) Award/W81XWH-18-PH/TBIRP-LIMBIC under Awards No. W81XWH1920067 and W81XWH-13-2-0095, and by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Awards No. I01 CX002097, I01 CX002096, I01 HX003155, I01 RX003444, I01 RX003443, I01 RX003442, I01 CX001135, I01 CX001246, I01 RX001774, I01 RX 001135, I01 RX 002076, I01 RX 001880, I01 RX 002172, I01 RX 002173, I01 RX 002171, I01 RX 002174, and I01 RX 002170. Opinions, interpretations, conclusions and recommendations are those of the author and are not necessarily endorsed by the Department of Defense. / Created by VCU University Relations