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WRIISC Clinical Services

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OUR GOAL: Benefit Veterans through the best-matched clinical service that supports VA clinicians in providing high-quality healthcare.

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Our Research

We study deployment-related health conditions and publish our findings. We also have ongoing recruitment for several studies.

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We are a resource for information on deployment-related exposures and health conditions.

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About the WRIISC

The War Related Illness and Injury Study Center (WRIISC) is a national program dedicated to Veterans’ post-deployment health concerns and unique health care needs. We develop and provide post-deployment health expertise to Veterans and their health care providers through clinical care, research, education, and risk communication. As a tertiary care center, we partner with referring providers and their health care teams to support the care of Veterans. The WRIISC is part of VA’s newly designated Health Outcomes Military Exposures (HOME) formerly Post Deployment Health Services (PDHS). The VA is uniquely qualified to care for Veterans with health concerns related to potentially toxic exposures.

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WRIISC celebrates the passage of The Sergeant First Class (SFC) Heath Robinson Honoring our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics (PACT) Act of 2022. This Act includes several provisions designed to address the military environmental exposure concerns of Veterans. WRIISC is actively supporting implementation of this legislation. For more information about the PACT Act, see

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