Four VA doctors were among 102 government employees who received the 2013 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). The four from VA were cited for their separate research projects to improve the care of the nation’s Veterans. Many of the PECASE award winners were welcomed to Washington by President Obama.

Dr. Karunesh Ganguly, clinical neurologist at the San Francisco VAMC; Dr. Brian Head, a research health scientist for the VA San Diego Healthcare System; and Dr. Katherine Iverson, a clinical research psychologist for the VA Boston Healthcare System sat down with VA News to talk about their work that earned the awards.

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  1. william Levangie April 29, 2014 at 5:11 pm

    Help! No where to one on one complete a proper and full claim. Not a Dr. not a lawyr but left without any due process? Or Help or Assistance my arms,hand suffer pain and numbness with neuropathy and later effects Agent Orange. Total and Permanent 100% housebound limited visions loss of use of lower extremity and feet. I am disadvantaged but not out gone away as wished upon! Proven true events you die and before your cold the bean counters are rumbling about there equipment and any thing else like vulchers, There is no need for delays and let the Veteran drown ! What can be done to help the older and elder Veterans fast track is unfeasible DAV, Legion Regional Columbia over 110 miles ??? Budget Bill signed 18 Dec 2013 not one word or mention the handicap total Disabled Veteran. Because may be rated 100% do not scratch them off and total no help? Moneys and benefits sent from D.C. a ploy to get more budget and comes down 2 divided halves put together and all saent to the younger Veterans?

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