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Minneapolis VA Health Care System




photos of researchers in the lab 

The Minneapolis VA Health Care System hosts one of the largest and most active research programs in the VA health care system. There are currently over 150 investigators conducting more than 500 research projects, with funding from the NIH, VA, foundations--including the Minnesota Veterans Medical Research and Education Foundation, and industry. The research program is affiliated with the University of Minnesota.

Major Research Centers at the Minneapolis VA include:


In the News

Dr. Erin KrebsErin Krebs, MD, MPH, an investigator with the Minneapolis VA’s Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research and an associate professor at the University of Minnesota, has been approved for a $12.5 million award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) for her study titled "Comparative effectiveness of patient-centered strategies to improve pain management and opioid safety for Veterans. Read more in an article published in the Star Tribune here.


Stethoscope graphic Read about what's happening nationally in VA research at VA Research Currents





Excellence Through Learning, Discovery and Best Practices"

This video explores the research and education programs at the Minneapolis VA Healthcare System