Consortium for Veteran and Military Health

This Consortium is a collaborative group through the College of Nursing’s Office of Research and Scholarship dedicated to Veteran and Military Health.


To be the foundation in the CU System for interprofessional research, scholarship, and community partnerships- locally, nationally, and internationally – that influence the health and wellness of Veterans and Servicemembers.


To promote care and provide the needed resources for Veterans, military members, and their families through research, education, community, and clinical collaborations.

Veteran and Military Health Pillars and Goals

  • Design, conduct, and provide consultation for research
    • Funding via grants, in-kind, collaborations, workload buyout
  • Partner with faculty, students, and clinicians in research
    • CU: Anschutz Medical Campus Combat Research Center; UCCS via the Beth El College of Nursing; VA: COIN, MIRECC, GRECC; DoD: Murtha BrCa Research Center, TriService Nursing Research Program
  • Collaborate with internal and external research centers
    • Equine/Canine Assisted Therapy; Arts and Expression therapy
  • Develop innovative research, capitalizing on regional resources


Consortium for Veteran and Military Health – Dr. Lori Trego, Director

Pillar Leads
VMH Research – Led by Dr. Lori Trego
VMH Scholarship – Dr. Mona Pearl Treyball, Liaison
VMH Community – ??
VMH Academic Partnerships – Dr. Deb Kenny, Liason


Contact: Partnerships for Veteran and Military Health