Registration for 2012 VA National Research Week Forum

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Are you interested in:

 

  • Learning about groundbreaking research advancements that are improving the lives of Veterans?
  • Meeting and networking with other professionals to talk about excellence in research?
  • Hearing personal stories of research discoveries and hope from Veterans, world-renowned researchers, and members of the medical community?

If so, VA Research would like to invite you to register and attend our national forum event on Thursday, April 26 in Washington, DC. This year’s theme is, “Caring for Veterans through Discovery and Collaboration.” Registration is now open and space is limited, so please review the details below and register as soon as possible.

Event Details:VA Research, in close collaboration with the Veteran Service Organizations (VSOs), is hosting this celebration to highlight advancements and discoveries in research for Veterans and the greater medical community; partnerships and collaborations with VA Research stakeholders; and improvements in patient care.

Date and Time:April 26, 2012 from 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (Registration opens at 8:00 a.m.)

Cost:Free

 

Speakers Include:

 

  • The Honorable Eric K. Shinseki,
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Secretary**
  • Dr. John Holdren,
    White House office of Science and Technology Policy, Director
  • Dan Neveins,
    Wounded Warrior Program, US Army Staff Sergeant (Retired)
  • Stephen Cochran,
    Veteran and Country Music Singer
  • Translational Research Center for Traumatic Brain Injury and Stress Disorders (TRACTS)
  • Pursuing the Most Promising Ideas (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
  • Hope for the Journey (Veteran Research Participants)
  • POWER: A Partnership to Improve Hypertension (Department of Defense)

 

Panels Include:

 

  • Translational Research Center for Traumatic Brain Injury and Stress Disorders (TRACTS)
  • Pursuing the Most Promising Ideas (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
  • Hope for the Journey (Veteran Research Participants)
  • POWER: A Partnership to Improve Hypertension (Department of Defense)

Registration: To register, please visit www.research.va.gov/researchweek and click the registration icon. Attendance is first come first serve, so please register quickly.

We are looking forward to a great event this year, and hope that you can attend. Please feel free to forward this invitation to your peers and colleagues who might also be interested in attending. If you have questions or comments about the above information, please contact Christine Amereihn, Research Week Event Coordinator, via email at: [email protected] or via phone: 410-962-1800 ext 273.

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