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CHERP Investigators


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CHERP Research


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CHERP Impacts


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Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion (CHERP). CHERP's mission is to advance the quality and equality of health and health care for Veterans.

CHERP is VA's way to communicate the endeavors and outcomes of the researchers who are investigating ways to make VA better able to provide excellent care and service. We are doctors, researchers, clinicians and scholars dedicated equitable health care for Veterans.

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Health Equity

Clinical Therapeutics

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Word cloud with Health Equity terms like care, quality, health, partnerships, intervene and more.Health Equity

Advance the quality and equity of health and healthcare for Veterans through research and innovation.

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Timothy Jeffreys View of clinical staff inventorying shelves of pharmaceuticals.Clinical Therapeutics

Research in the use, efficacy, safety, value and equity of medications, devices and treatment.

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Side view of head, shoulder of a woman in uniform salutingOther Priority Areas

Address emerging issues of Veteran populations with research and implementation in practice and policy.