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Women's Health

The percentage of women Veterans is expected to increase from 7.7% in 2008 to 14.3% in 2033. Important issues being studied include redesigning primary care service delivery for women, as well as developing screening and treatment strategies for post-deployment health issues affecting women, such as military sexual trauma.

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Citations

(5 of more than 656 WOMEN VETERANS focused publications)



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Publication Briefs

(5 of more than 76 WOMEN VETERANS focused publication briefs)


  • Women Veterans with Premature Cardiovascular Disease Less Likely than Men to Receive Secondary Prevention Therapy
    This study sought to evaluate sex-based differences in antiplatelet use, any statin and high-intensity statin (HIS) therapy, and statin adherence among patients with premature and extremely premature atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD). Findings showed that women Veterans with premature (age < 55 years) and extremely premature (age < 40 years) ASCVD were less likely to receive antiplate...
    Date: April 21, 2021
  • Suicide Prevention for Women Veterans
    The articles in this supplement highlight the value of a wide range of data sources, from the macro-level surveillance data available through the DoD, VA, and the US National Violent Death Reporting System to the depth of qualitative data of individual experiences with suicide attempts. They also illustrate the complexities of studying gender and suicide, while generating a new understanding of im...
    Date: February 1, 2021
  • VA’s Primary Care-Mental Health Integration Affects Access Differently for Women and Men Veterans
    This study of 5.4 million Veterans (including 448,455 women), who received care at one of 396 VA primary care clinics between FY2013 and FY2016, set out to answer the following question: Did VA’s national Primary Care-Mental Health Integration (PC-MHI) initiative improve access to care equally among men and women Veterans? Findings showed that PC-MHI was associated with greater use of all outpatie...
    Date: October 20, 2020
  • Gender Differences in Thought Processes among Veterans who Attempted Suicide
    This study sought to better understand gender differences in the development of suicidal behaviors among U.S. Veterans to inform future research and gender-tailored prevention efforts. Findings revealed two gendered narratives of suicide attempts that incorporated the primary themes of self-concept, social power, relationships, coping, and stress. When discussing reasons for their suicide attempts...
    Date: September 1, 2020
  • Majority of Women Veterans Feel Welcome at VA
    Investigators in this study analyzed patient suggestions on how to make the VA healthcare system more welcoming to women. Findings showed that of the study participants, 85% felt welcome within the VA healthcare system. Overall, 490 distinct responses were provided to a question asking for suggestions to make VA more welcoming to women Veterans (260 comments and 230 suggestions). Comments included...
    Date: July 1, 2020

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Studies

( 5 of more than 58 WOMEN VETERANS focused projects )

Project No.  Title  PI  Funding Start   
IIR 19-387 MyPath: A Patient-Centered Web-Based Intervention to Improve Reproductive Planning for Women Veterans Callegari, Lisa 2020-10-01
IIR 18-287 Strengthening Suicide Prevention Efforts for Women Veterans through the Veterans Crisis Line Dichter, Melissa 2020-07-01
CDA 18-005 Targeting Barriers to Pain Self-Management in Women Veterans: Refinement and Feasibility of a Novel Peer Support Intervention (Project CONNECT) Driscoll, Mary 2020-05-01
IIR 19-154 Understanding Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Uterine Fibroid Outcomes among Women Veterans: A mixed-methods study Katon, Jodie 2020-02-01
IIR 18-266 Optimizing Remote Access to Urinary Incontinence Treatment for Women Veterans Markland, Alayne 2020-01-01

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HSR&D Briefs, Reports, Newsletters

5 sample "Women Veterans" publications displayed.


  • Improving Care and Access for LGBTQ Veterans || In Progress

    ...bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) Veterans in the United States. As a result...stress, and discrimination, these Veterans face increased health risks and unique...Access for LGBTQ Veterans Overview: New Research for LGBTQ Veterans Individual Research...Healthcare Use among Transgender Veterans Understanding Mental Health Problems

  • Women Veterans Healthcare CREATE || In Progress

    ...recruits are women, and it's estimated that by 2018, 10% of the Veteran population...population will consist of women. Our March issue focuses on HSR&D research intended...Healthcare for Women Veterans » Table of Contents Women Veterans Healthcare CREATE...on topics that include PTSD, rural Veterans, long-term care, and improving access

  • VA Healthcare for Women Veterans || In Progress

    ...recruits are women, and it's estimated that by 2018, 10% of the Veteran population...population will consist of women. Our March issue focuses on HSR&D research intended...Healthcare for Women Veterans Currently, 20% of new military recruits are women, and it's...2018, 10% of the Veteran population will consist of women.1 Our March issue

  • VA Healthcare for Women Veterans || In Progress

    ...recruits are women, and it's estimated that by 2018, 10% of the Veteran population...population will consist of women. Our March issue focuses on HSR&D research intended...Healthcare for Women Veterans Currently, 20% of new military recruits are women, and it's...2018, 10% of the Veteran population will consist of women.1 Our March issue

  • Evaluating Outsourced Care for Women Veterans || In Progress

    ...recruits are women, and it's estimated that by 2018, 10% of the Veteran population...population will consist of women. Our March issue focuses on HSR&D research intended...this Issue: VA Healthcare for Women Veterans » Table of Contents Evaluating...Care for Women Veterans Feature Article While the number of women Veterans utilizing

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Cyberseminars

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Date Title Presenter(s)
2/3/2021 Trauma and Suicidal Self-Directed Violence among Women Veterans Monteith, Lindsey  
1/11/2021 Research on Active Duty Servicewomen and Women Veterans: Research Opportunities using the Millennium Cohort Study Rull, Rudolph  
Rohrbeck, Lt Col Patricia  
Carlton, MAJ Keyia  
Matsuno, Rayna  
Haskell, Sally  
9/21/2020 Provider Gender Sensitivity Vogt, Dawne  
Goldstein, Karen  
Than, Claire  
9/9/2020 Sourcebook Volume 4: Women Veterans in the Veterans Health Administration Hayes, Patricia  
Frayne, Susan  
Haskell, Sally  
Saechao, Fay  
9/3/2020 Building the National Consortium of the VA Women’s Health Research Network: Opportunities Moving Forward Yano, Elizabeth  

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