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Welcome to the VA Maryland Health Care System (VAMHCS) Research Program website. This site is made available for the VAMHCS research community to provide information to researchers and their staff on policies, procedures, funding opportunities, and other important information.

The Research Service coordinates submissions of all VA research proposals, and is responsible for the administration of all ongoing research programs. The Research Service provides the clerical and administrative support to maintain all VA Research committees and subcommittees including the Research and Development Committee (R&DC), Subcommittee on Research Safety (SRS), the Human Research Protections Oversight & Compliance Subcommittee (HRPOC), the Grant Review Subcommittee (GRS), and others.

The Research Service also functions as the authority for all policies, procedures, regulations, and guidelines regarding research utilizing VA patients, VA space and VA investigators and as dictated by VA Central Office. Through the VAMHCS Office of Research Compliance, the Medical Center Director oversees the ethical conduct of research at the VAMHCS.

Veterans Affairs Maryland Healthcare System
Research Service
10 N. Greene St. MS 151
Baltimore, MD 21201

For questions regarding the program, please call the Research administrative office at (410) 605-7130 or stop by the office on the 3rd floor of the Baltimore VA Medical Center. Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.

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