Veterans and Caregivers are invited to submit abstracts for poster presentations that highlight research projects, Veteran Engagement Groups (VEGs), or other research-related activities. Posters sessions provide an opportunity meet researchers, other Veterans, and Caregivers from all over the United States. Accepted posters will be displayed during a poster session.
The SPACE Randomized Clinical Trial, led by Erin Krebs, MD, MS, showed that opioids do not result in better pain-related function or reduced pain intensity when compared to non-opioids. (VA photo by April Eilers)
Megan Vanneman, PhD, MPH,on her research evaluating Veterans’ experiences with community care before and after the advent of the Veterans Choice Program.
The APPROACH Trial: Assessing Pain, Patient Reported Outcomes and Complementary and Integrative Health is a Pragmatic Trial is a large-scale pragmatic clinical trial that will examine the potential for patients to benefit from a pairing of CIH self-care (yoga, tai chi, mindfulness) approaches and practitioner-delivered CIH (acupuncture, massage) versus either practitioner-delivered or self-care alone among Veterans with chronic musculoskeletal pain.
Stephanie Taylor, PhD, MPH and Steven Zeliadt, PhD, MPH