Serving Veterans Through Integrity and Accountability in VA Research
If you decide to participate in an approved VA research study you need to understand some of the basic requirements for good research. We urge you to review the Basic Research Requirements and Answers to Frequently Asked Questions provided here and discuss them with people you trust. ORO hopes that this information will help you reach a knowledgeable and informed decision that will be in the best interest of both you the participant/Veteran and the VA.
Other VA Research ResourcesVA Research Today
A magazine created to commemorate the 85th anniversary of VA Research
Reading this magazine will help you gain perspective on how health issues affect Veterans and what VA is doing to advance health research.
This website will give you information about VA's various research programs and a state by state listing of research centers, clinical trials, and other Veteran services throughout the country.
If you are considering volunteering in a VA research study, be sure to order this free information material designed to help you understand the benefits of being in a research study as well as any risks or side effects. It is important that you know what questions you should ask before you agree to take part in a research study and how VA will protect your rights and welfare as a research subject.