Listen: Breaking Down Veteran Treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury

Listen: Breaking Down Veteran Treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury

Season: 2
| Episode: 38
The agency is taking a forefront role in advancing treatment and management of an often complex condition.
Joel Scholten, National Director, VA Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Service

Veterans Affairs has one of the nation's most comprehensive traumatic brain injury research programs and care networks, including a multi-tiered care model designed to provide full support to veterans with TBI, especially when transitioning out of the military. Dr. Joel Scholten, national director of the Veterans Affairs Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Service, discusses how VA is overseeing pioneering research into the often complex condition and how technology is impacting diagnosis and treatments for the condition.