Office of Rehabilitation Research & Development

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RR&D Mission Statement:

RR&D's mission is to generate knowledge and innovations to advance the rehabilitative health and care of Veterans and the nation. In support of this mission, RR&D strives to effectively integrate preclinical, clinical and applied rehabilitation research and translate research results into practice. In accordance with this mission RRD:

  •  sustains a superior environment of inquiry conducive to the highest quality research education and patient care

  •  capitalizes on VHA's value as a national research asset

  •  leads and manage an effective and efficient rehabilitation research enterprise

  •  increases awareness and understanding of VHA's research contributions in the field of rehabilitation

Merit Award proposals

Merit Award proposals submitted to the Rehabilitation Research & Development Service (RR&D), which involve basic biomedical and behavioral research, and clinical research including epidemiology and single-site or small multi-site clinical trials, are reviewed by specific Subcommittees referred to as Scientific Review Groups (SRG). Read More about general guidelines used for assignment of proposals to these SRGs.


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