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DC WRIISC Training Opportunities

DC WRIISC FellowsOne of the Primary Goals of DC WRIISC is to provide educational training opportunities for clinicians in post-deployment health. We strive to meet this mission by offering fellowships, mentorships, and grand rounds. For more information on these training opportunities, please contact the DC WRIISC administrative office at (202) 745-8249.

Fellowships

DC WRIISC provides a variety of professional training opportunities for clinicians and researchers who desire advanced knowledge and skills related to the study and treatment of war-related illnesses and injuries. At this time, we offer two year clinical fellowships in neuropsychology and neuroscience.

  • Neuropsychology: This fellowship is a two year training program that teaches advanced skills in neuropsychological evaluation and consultation, with 50% of the fellow’s time devoted to research, and 50% devoted to clinical work. For more detailed information, please see the neuropsychology program description. For specific questions, please contact Dr. Chris Hansen at (202) 745-8000, ext. 5-6793.
  • Neuroscience: This fellowship is a one or two year program that provides advanced training in neuroscience skills. Research opportunities are available. For more information, please contact Dr. Laura Thomas at (202) 745-8000 ext 5-6207.

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Mentorships

Our staff also serve as mentors and collaborators for students enrolled in graduate education programs at local area universities. In the past, WRIISC staff has mentored graduate public health, nursing students, psychology students, and medical students.

If you are interested in learning more about possible mentorships, please contact our DC WRIISC administrative office at (202) 745-8249.

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Grand Rounds

Many of the WRIISC-DC Staff also provide grand round in-services on post-deployment related health issues.

If you are interested in scheduling a DC WRIISC post-deployment health grand round, please contact our DC WRIISC administrative office at (202) 745-8249.