Accession Number : AD1007329

Title :   The BADER Consortium

Descriptive Note : Technical Report,30 Sep 2014,29 Sep 2015

Corporate Author : University of Delaware Newark United States

Personal Author(s) : Stanhope,Steven J

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Report Date : 01 Oct 2015

Pagination or Media Count : 102

Abstract : The overarching goal of the BADER Consortium is to advance and strengthen evidencebased orthopaedic rehabilitation care that results in optimal functional outcomes for each wounded warrior. This will be accomplished by advancing each of the following strategic areas:1: Strengthen and support orthopaedic rehabilitation research capabilities through infrastructures and partnerships; 2: Conduct a variety of innovative, high impact, and clinically relevant research studies; 3: Establish a selfsustaining research enterprise by broadening the scope of impact and support for the BADER Consortium. Key Accomplishments to date: Established: Administrative Core, Clinical Research Core and Scientific Technical Cores; approval and establishment of eight clinical research projects; development and implementation of an Omnibus CRADA; established a consortiumwide omnibus PDMS; partnership with the DoD and VAs Extremity Trauma and Amputation Center of Excellence (EACE); developed research focus (gap) areas in partnership with EACE; established and implemented a complete process for the call, submission, review and selection of Consortium funded projects; published the annual BADER call for clinical research proposals, established the BADER Consortium SOPs; completed the hiring of eight research support staff to be placed onsite at MTFs; established partnerships with the VA and NIH; obtained over $4M of external funding

Descriptors :   Orthopedics , Rehabilitation , Medical research , VETERANS HEALTH

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE