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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: Rehabilitation Research and Development Center of Excellence for Aging Veterans with Vision Loss - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: Rehabilitation Research and Development Center of Excellence for Aging Veterans with Vision Loss
Atlanta VA Medical Center
Rehabilitation Research and Development (151-R)
1670 Clairmont Road
Decatur, GA 30033
(404) 321-6111 5064 (Local)
(404) 738-4837 (Fax)
http://www.varrd.emory.edu

Brief Description

Hours of operation: Mon.-Fri. 8:00 AM-4:30 PM.
Staff description: Center staff includes approximately 50 rehabilitation researchers, medical doctors, architects, visual psychophysicists, biostatisticians, psychologists, engineers, post-doctoral research fellows.
Geographic area served: United States
Publications: Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development (published by Rehabilitation Research and Development Main Office, Washington DC).

Staff

Bruce Blasch, Research Health Scientist, Vision, (404) 321-6111 6277, bearconsul@aol.com
William Del'Aune, Research Psychologist, Vision, (404) 321-6111 6257, dad@delaune.org
Gale Watson, Research Health Scientist, Certified Low Vision Therapist, (404) 321-6111 6789, Gale.Watson@med.va.gov
Michael Williams, Research Health Scientist, Vision, (404) 321-6111 7981, Mike.Williams2@med.va.gov

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Information and Referral
    • Does research into problems, amelioration for older adults with visual impairments and disseminates research results.

Services for Professionals

  • Professional Training
    • Offers post-doctorate research fellows and in-service training.
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