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January 13, 2022
In this episode, podcast hosts Levi Sowers and Brandon Rea welcome Jim Ravella, Vice President of Programs at the Gary Sinise Foundation.
December 30, 2021
In this episode, podcast hosts Levi Sowers and Brandon Rea dive into Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, a treatment for depression, PTSD, and headache.
December 16, 2021
Episode seven of Vets First Podcast discusses studies on functional impairment and depression in Veterans and Veteran suicide factors.
December 2, 2021
In episode six, podcast hosts Levi Sowers and Brandon Rea interview two Vets to talk about mental health issues, including TBI and PTSD.
November 18, 2021
In the fifth episode of season two of Vets First Podcast, hosts Levi Sowers and Brandon Rea discuss drug use disorders from origin to treatment.
November 4, 2021
In this episode of Vets First Podcast, hosts Levi Sowers and Brandon Rea discuss drug use disorders with two recovered Army Veterans.
October 21, 2021
Keith Queen, Visual Impairments coordinator at the Iowa City VA, aids vision-impaired Veterans using his own life experience.
October 7, 2021
In the opening of season two interviews of Vets First Podcast, Levi and Brandon welcome Marine Veteran Dan Standage, a student Veteran.
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.
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