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Welcome to the Center for Access & Delivery Research and Evaluation (CADRE) home site!

The Center for Access & Delivery Research and Evaluation (CADRE) is a Health Services Research & Development (HSR&D) Center of Innovation (COIN) located in the Iowa City VA Health Care System, Iowa City, IA. CADRE investigators have been working to improve health services for Veterans since 2004. CADRE’s mission is twofold: (1) to improve access to high quality care for rural Veterans through innovative applications of telehealth in specialty care, community care, and dual use; and (2) to develop and evaluate interventions targeting the multidrug-resistant organism crisis. Feel free to browse our website to learn more.



Congrats to Aaron Scherer on his Recent Publication!

Gurmankin-Levy A, Scherer AM, Zikmund-Fisher BJ, Larkin K, Barnes GD, Fagerlin A. Assessment of patient non-disclosures of experiencing imminent threats to clinicians. JAMA Network Open (in press).


Paper in UI Dept of Internal Medicine Making the Rounds

Aaron Scherer had another paper highlighted by UI – Check it out here!

Dr. Aaron Scherer examined the psychological motivations surrounding people’s search for trustworthy information during viral outbreaks.


Michelle Mengeling and Anne Sadler’s work Highlighted in an Infographic!

Congrats to Anne Sadler and Michelle Mengeling on the July 2019 issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology, article “Sexual Assault in the Military and Increased Odds of Sexual Pain Among Female Veterans.” In addition to the publication the article was chosen to be featured with an infographic to be promoted on Facebook and Twitter.

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Iowa VA Healthcare System
601 Highway 6 West
Iowa City, IA 52246

Contact Numbers:
P: 319-887-4938
F: 319-887-4932

Hours of Operation:
Mon-Fri 8am-4:30pm