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Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center

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Research and Development

Research at the Lovell FHCC is conducted by FHCC investigators and helps ensure Veterans access to cutting-edge medical and health care information and technology. The Research & Development Program is an integral part of the health care center mission and plays an important role in the health care Veterans receive. There are about 75 investigators working on the approximately 45 ongoing research projects.

Contact info:

Nutan Atre Vaidya M.D.
ACME, Research and Development
Tel: 224-610-2924

Jeffrey A. Young, MBA
R&D Administrative Officer (AO)
Phone: 224-610-1311


FHCC Research 1st Annual Poster Day

Hines VA Research 

Investigator Information for Conducting Research: 

VA Research Currents (online edition) 

VA Office of Research & Development Service 

Veteran information for participating in Research has up-to-date information for locating federally and privately supported clinical trials for a wide range of diseases and conditions. Clinical trials (also called clinical research) are generally considered to be biomedical or health-related research studies in human beings that follow a pre-defined protocol. To better understand clinical trials go to

Navy & US Veterans Affairs Research History 


Contact Info


  • Captain James A. Lovell FHCC

Contact Number(s)

  • 224-610-2924

Hours of Operation

  • Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm