Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center

Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center


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United Way of Lancaster County
General Information
Description of ServiceThe designated expert on traumatic brain injury (TBI) for the Department of Defense and the Veteran's Administration. Provides advanced TBI care at 19 facilities across the USA and Germany and coordinates care amongst multiple health systems to ensure that all active duty military and veteran patients with TBI receive appropriate screening, evaluation, treatment and follow up care. Any service member or veteran with a traumatic brain injury who is covered by TRICARE or Veterans Affairs benefits may be referred to DVBIC. Self referrals are also accepted.

Conducts clinical research on optimal care and treatment of individuals with TBI and ensures that current research findings are translated into clinical practice.

Develops educational materials and programming for the prevention, assessment and treatment of TBI.
Geographical AreaNationwide; Adams, Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Bradford, Bucks, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Carbon, Centre, Chester, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Crawford, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lawrence, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, McKean, Mercer, Mifflin, Monroe, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland , Perry, Philadelphia, Pike, Potter, Schuylkill, Snyder, Somerset, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Venango, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Westmoreland, Wyoming, York
Intake ProcedureTelephone, internet
 
Client Information
Target PopulationMilitary/Veterans
EligibilityActive duty military and veterans with traumatic brain injuries
 
Contact Information
 
Contact's Phone 800-870-9244
Contact's Email info@dvbic.org
Physical Site Address 1 1335 East-West Highway
Physical Site Address 2 Suite 6-100
Physical Site City, State, Zip Silver Spring, MD 20910
Main Phone 800-870-9244
Web Address www.dvbic.org
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center
Affiliated Program: Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center
This Service: Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Brain Disorders (YF-3000.1300)
Condition Specific Rehabilitation Services (LR-1570)
Disease/Disability Information (LH-2700.1700)