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Malcom Randall VA Medical Center

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Research Day

May 20, 2016

Research Day Program

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Information for participating in research:

 I'm a Veteran, should I participate in research? 


View a copy of the Brochure:

"I'm a Veteran, should I participate in Research?" (PDF)



Links to Resources for Participants in Research

  •** offers up-to-date information for locating federally and privately supported clinical trials for a wide range of diseases and conditions. A clinical trial (also clinical research) is a research study in human volunteers to answer specific health questions. Interventional trials determine whether experimental treatments or new ways of using known therapies are safe and effective under controlled environments. Observational trials address health issues in large groups of people or populations in natural settings.  Before searching, you may want to learn more about clinical trials.**


  • AAHRPP**
    The Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs, Inc., (AAHRPP) works to protect the rights and welfare of research participants and promote scientifically meritorious and ethically sound research by fostering and advancing the ethical and professional conduct of persons and organizations that engage in research with human participants. AAHRPP achieves its mission by using an accreditation process based on self-assessment, peer review, and education.


If you have comments, questions or concerns in regards to participating in research,
please contact the HRPP Office -

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NF/SGVHS Research Centers

BRRC (Brain Rehabilitation Research Center)
CINDRR (Center of Innovation on Disability and Rehabilitation Research)
GRECC (Geriatric Research Education & Clinical Center)
COHIC (National Center for Occupational Health and Infection Control)

Additional Links

Resources for Investigators
VA Research & Development Service
Office of Research Oversight
National Institutes of Health (NIH)***
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services***
Food and Drug Administration***
The President's Council on Bioethics***

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