Military Health Policy Research Projects

Military health research at RAND generally falls into one of four policy areas.

This area of research includes these and many other projects:

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  • Deployment Life Study
  • Innovative Practices in Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Invisible Wounds of War: Estimating the Psychological Toll of Deployment to Iraq and Afghanistan
  • Understanding Gulf War Illnesses

This area of research includes these and many other projects:

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  • Systematic Treatment Engagement for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Using Primary Care (STEP-UP)
  • Health Care for Dual-Eligible TRICARE Beneficiaries
  • New Capabilities for Assessing Injuries Caused by Under-Body Blast
  • Reviewing DoD Suicide Prevention Programs

This area of research includes these and many other projects:

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  • Increasing the Supply of Military Nurses
  • Assessing PROFIS (the Army Medical Department's Professional Filler System) and Potential Alternatives
  • Measuring Workload Performance at Military Treatment Facilities
  • Maintaining Military Medical Skills During Peacetime

This area of research includes these and many other projects:

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  • Biosurveillance for Influenza and Other Strategic Health Threats
  • A Risk-Informed Capabilities-Based Planning Tool to Support Local Civilian and Military Disaster Preparedness
  • Assessing Infectious Disease Intelligence
  • Preparing for Terrorist Attacks in the United States