• September 23, 2021

    In the first episode of the Vets First Podcast season 2, podcast hosts Levi Sowers and Brandon Rea overview the guests and topics featured.

  • November 19, 2020

    In this short wrap up episode, hosts Levi Sowers and Brandon Rea look back on the first season of the Vets First Podcast, including topics and guests.

  • October 29, 2020

    Dr. Christie Thomas, a nephrologist at the University of Iowa and the Iowa City VA Healthcare System, discusses his favorite organ, the kidney.

  • September 24, 2020

    In this episode Vince and David, a father and son pair, talk two days before their kidney transplant surgery for Vince, an Air Force Veteran.

  • August 27, 2020

    In this and the following two episodes, Veterans and their caregivers talk about their experiences with chronic kidney disease and transplants through VA.

  • July 30, 2020

    In this episode, an anonymous Veteran talks about her struggle with light sensitivity and headache after a traumatic brain injury.

  • June 25, 2020

    Research plays a critical role in the treatment of Veterans. The VA Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Visual Loss is part of that role.

  • May 28, 2020

    During his deployment, Doug Lanphier suffered a traumatic brain injury from a scud missile fragment while on an air base and lost consciousness.

  • April 24, 2020

    In this episode you are introduced to the hosts of the Vets First Podcast, Levi Sowers and Brandon Rea. They discuss the podcast and goals surrounding it.