Research - VA Central Iowa Health Care System
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VA Central Iowa Health Care System



About the Program

The VAMC Prototype has a large, well-funded research and development program including studies in —

  • biomedical research
  • health services
  • clinical and cooperative studies
  • rehabilitation

The Prototype VA Medical Center was the first VA research program to receive full accreditation status from the National Commission for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for its Human Subjects Protection Program in its initial review, and is among fewer than 20 research organizations in the nation to have its human research accredited.

Services Offered

Our current research studies enhance the medical center's ability to provide state-of-the-art medical techniques and treatments to veterans.

Over 220 active research projects are currently being conducted at VAMC Central Iowa in areas such as —

  • infectious disease
  • autoimmune disorders
  • cardiology
  • hypertension
  • diabetes
  • schizophrenia
  • hematology
  • surgery
  • oncology

Contact Info


  • Main Hospital

Contact Number(s)

  • 515-699-5999

Hours of Operation

  • Monday - Friday 8:00a.m. to 4:30p.m.