Hall receives VA Career Development Award

Monday, June 9, 2014

210_HallKatherineCongratulations to Katherine Hall, PhD, on her VA Career Development Award (Rehabilitation).

Dr. Hall's project is titled "Exercise as an Adjuvant Therapy for Veterans with PTSD." Hall is an assistant professor of medicine (Geriatrics) and a Research Health Scientist in the Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center. Hall's research is focused on developing evidence-based physical activity interventions for older adults with an eye to preserving functional independence and quality of life. "The work to be completed under this award will allow me to explore the efficacy and feasibility of promoting physical activity in older veterans with PTSD with an eye to addressing secondary medical co-morbidities and lifestyle behaviors associated with PTSD," Hall said.