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- The Noise Outcomes in Service members Epidemiology (NOISE) study is an ongoing epidemiological study of hearing health in U.S. military Service members and Veterans. The study is a joint effort between the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense. Since the NOISE study began collecting data in 2014, researchers have reached important milestones in data collection and research findings.
For more about the study click here.
NOISE STUDY NEWS:
The Military Health System has awarded The Noise Outcomes in Service Members Epidemiology (NOISE) study team the Outstanding Research Accomplishment Award. The team received the award during the 2022 Military Health System Research Symposium (MHSRS) on September 12, 2022. Led by Principal Investigator James Henry, PhD, and comprised of both Geneva researchers and Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) researchers, the team is recognized for its significant achievements in auditory rehabilitation research over the past year. This research effort is jointly conducted by the VA Rehabilitation Research & Development National Center for Rehabilitative and Auditory Research (NCRAR) and the Defense Health Agency Hearing Center of Excellence (HCE) with study sites at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland and the Naval Medical Center San Diego.
NOISE Study video
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