Our local VA website. You’ll find lots of resources for Veteran’s and those who help them.
Veterans Business Links http://www.commercialcapitaltraining.com/business-resources/business-ideas/veteran-business-ideas/ .
Your source for all things related to VA Research & Development
Coaching into Care
Coaching into Care works with family members who become aware of their Veteran’s post-deployment difficulties – and supports their efforts to find help for the Veteran. This is a pilot clinical project operated in the Philadelphia, PA and Durham, NC areas.
Go here to view information about IMR on Guidestar’s site.
Grants.gov is your source to FIND and APPLY for federal grants.
Mesothelioma Veterans Center
National Association of Veterans' Research and Education Foundations (NAVREF)
Formed in 1992, the National Association of Veterans' Research and Education Foundations (NAVREF) is a membership organization of the VA affiliated nonprofit research foundations, also known as the nonprofit research and education corporations (NPCs).
Dr. Greenfield’s book
Research at the Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center (1953 - 2005): An Overview [Hardcover] Joseph C. Greenfield (Author)
Research has been a major factor at the Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center since the inception in 1953. This book details these activities. The primary focus is on the investigators, describing the nature of their research and their involvement in patient care activities. A number of these individuals have made major contributions to research, not only at the VA, but at Duke University Medical Center and at a number of other academic institutions. The research activities continue to be a vibrant component of the VA mission.
Dr. Joseph C. Greenfield, Jr. is the James B. Duke Distinguished Professor of Medicine at Duke University and the Director of the Heart Station at Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
Phillip Longman’s Book
Best Care Anywhere: Why VA Health Care is Better Than Yours [Paperback]
The long-maligned Veterans Health Administration has become the highest-quality healthcare provider in the United States. This encouraging change not only has benefited veterans but also provides a blueprint for salvaging America's own deeply troubled healthcare system. "Best Care Anywhere" shows how a government bureaucracy, working with little notice, is setting the standard for best practices and cost reduction while the private sector is lagging in both areas. Author Phillip Longman challenges conventional wisdom by explaining exactly how market forces work to lower quality and raise prices in the healthcare sector, and how U.S. medical practices have a weak basis in science. The book, expanded from a widely praised article in the "Washington Monthly," mixes hard facts with author Philip Longmans' compelling human story of the loss of his wife to cancer. Part manifesto, part moving memoir, "Best Care Anywhere" offers new hope for addressing a major problem of contemporary society that affects all of us.