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COIN: Center for Access & Delivery Research and Evaluation (CADRE);Iowa City, IA

Center for  Access & Delivery Research and Evaluation

Director: Eli Perencevich, M.D., M.S.


About the COIN

CADRE strives to expand access to high-quality care for rural Veterans by developing, implementing, and testing innovative telehealth strategies; and to ensure that the care delivered is safe and free of preventable antibiotic resistant infections.

Research Focus Areas

The Center’s work focuses on the following:

  1. Improving access to high quality care for rural Veterans.
  2. Developing and evaluating interventions targeting the multi-drug resistant organism (MDRO) crisis.
  3. Innovative and collaborative approaches in women Veterans’ health.
  4. Targeting epidemic opioid use and substance use disorders.
  5. Expanding cardiovascular outcomes research.

Partner Offices

Each Center works closely with operational partners throughout the VA healthcare system. CADRE’s partners include: