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Applying Qualitative Methodology to Explore Access and Health Care Needs of LGBTQ+ Veterans Living with Spinal Cord Injury


by B. Jenny Kiratli, PhD ; Andrea Nevedal, PhD
Seminar date: 11/8/2023

Description: This presentation will highlight work in progress by VA researchers to explore access, attitudes and health-related experiences of LGBTQ+ Veterans who live with spinal cord injury. The work highlighted in this presentation will include interviews with both Veterans and SCI specialty providers and aims to identify adverse experiences, barriers and gaps as well as positive responses that may guide future development of needed education/training and resources.

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