Patient Care Services
Post-Deployment Health Services (PDHS)
Post-Deployment Health Services (PDHS) administers various programs related to environmental and occupational exposures of U.S. Veterans during military service.
The group consists of two interrelated programs:
• Epidemiology Program and Environmental Health Program. The Epidemiology Program conducts surveillance and studies on Veterans’ health and health care that help health professionals and policymakers, including VA and Congress, improve health care policies and practices for Veterans.
• Environmental Health Program evaluates research, recommends policy, and develops educational and outreach materials covering various environmental issues and health outcomes related to military exposures.
For more information go to the Post-deployment site: http://www.publichealth.va.gov/about/postdeploymenthealth/index.asp