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VA Research Day 2018

Date: Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM- 3:30 PM (CST)  
Location: 1 Veterans Dr, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417
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Minneapolis VA Health Care System
VA Research Day 2018
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 • 12:00–3:30 PM

Keynote Speaker:
Jakub Tolar, MD, PhD
Dean, University of Minnesota Medical School
12:00–1:00 PM, Main Auditorium

Poster Session and Demonstration Tables
1:00-3:30 PM, 2nd level Flag Atrium
Meet with VA research personnel to learn about current research on topics critical to Veteran’s health, including cancer, cardiovascular disease, obesity and diabetes, chronic pain, women’s health, mental health, prosthetics, post-traumatic stress disorder, Gulf War illness, and traumatic brain injury.

Research Day is an annual event that celebrates the accomplishments of the VA Research Program and recognizes the researchers, Veterans, and partners who support the program. Research Day provides an opportunity to honor Veterans and to highlight outstanding achievements in VA research.

Past participants and attendees include: executive leadership, physicians, fellows, trainees, and research staff from the Minneapolis VAHCS; University of Minnesota representatives and students; Congressional staff members; Veterans and active military members; and representatives from Veteran’s advocacy groups.