Research and Development - Royal C. Johnson Veterans Memorial Hospital
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Royal C. Johnson Veterans Memorial Hospital

 

Research and Development

At the Sioux Falls VA Medical Center, we conduct research in basic and clinical science. Some of the areas our research focuses on are:

• Million Veteran Program:  The largest DNA data base in the world
• Drug and Alcohol Addiction
• Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
• Depression and Cognition in the Elderly
• DNA Damage due to Sunlight.
• Physical Therapy for Acute and Chronic Pain
• Telehealth Treatments in Underserved Areas
• Auditory issues in Blast Exposure
• Pre-Diabetes Treatments
• Pain Management
• Antimicrobial Stewardship

 

For comments, concerns or questions regarding research conducted at the Sioux Falls VA Medical Center, please contact one of the following:

 Research Office Administration

 Karen Munger, PhD
Chief, Research and Development Service Line
Research Integrity Officer
VA Medical Center
1-605-336-3230 X6502
Karen.Munger@va.gov

 Scott Harvill, MHA
Administrative Officer,
Research and Development Service Line
1-605-336-3230 X6576

 Research & Development Committee

Chair: Justin Metzger, PharmD 
Justin.Metzger@va.gov

 

Subcommittee for Research & Security 

Chair: Pat Ronan
1-605-336-3230 X6508
Patrick.Ronan@usd.edu 

 

Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee (IACUC)

 Chair: Jacob Kerby, PhD
Animal Resource Center
University of South Dakota
1-605-658-3743
arc@usd.edu

 

Institutional Review Board (IRB) 

 Ann Waterbury
Director, Human Subjects Protection
University of South Dakota
1-605-658-3743
Humansubjects@usd.edu

 

 

 

 aaalac accredited  AAHRPP Accreditation

Contact Info

Location

  • Sioux Falls VA Health Care System

Contact Number(s)

  • 605-336-3230 Ext. 6502/6576
  • 605-357-1588

Hours of Operation

  • Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:30pm