Washington DC VA Medical Center
Services provided by the Research Service include the following:
- Provide peer review of all proposed research
- Ensure the protection of all human subjects
- Ensure the humane care of all research animals
- Ensure safety in all research laboratories and clinical settings
Research at the Washington VAMC is a multi-dimensional endeavor addressing a broad spectrum of health-related issues including AIDS, tuberculosis, cardiovascular and renal disease, mental illness, war-related injuries, drug abuse, alcoholism, and others. Patients are drawn from the metropolitan Washington area; Martinsburg, West Virginia; and nationally for referral to our specialized centers.
All patient inquiries are handled by the respective Services in which clinical studies are conducted.
Becoming a Research Volunteer
If you are interested in knowing more about becoming a research volunteer, you can contact
Office of the ACOS/Research at 202-745-8000 X7048 to:
Discuss problems, concerns, and questions, obtain information, and offer input.
Special Assistant to the ACOS/R&D
Washington DC VAMC
Research Service (151)
50 Irving Street
Washington, DC 20422
Phone: 202-745-8000 ext. 7048 Fax: 202-518-4589 Dorothy.Sanders3@va.gov
- Washington DC VA Medical Center
- 202-745-8000 Ext. 57048
Hours of Operation
- Normal Hours