Our Study Teams

Recruitment for the CARE-SALTOS Integrated (CSI) Study is being conducted from University of Michigan’s (UM) Institute for Social Research (ISR), Indiana University School (IU) of Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), the National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICOE), Ft. Hood Intrepid Spirit Center (ISC), Ft. Bragg ISC, and Joint Base Lewis-McChord ISC. Potential participants may receive a phone call, text message, or e-mail from study personnel at any of these sites. Former military service academy participants can expect to be contacted by personnel at one of the military sites.

University of Michigan

Research staff at the University of Michigan, including the Institute for Social Research, will be conducting the “Tier 1” Online Assessments for the CSI Study.  For Tier 1, we would like all former CARE Study participants to complete two different sets of study questionnaires over the course of the five-year CSI Study period.  See What to Expect below for additional Tier 1 study details.

Indiana University & Medical College of Wisconsin

Research staff at Indiana University and Medical College of Wisconsin will be conducting the Tier 2 Civilian In-Person Study Visits. The teams at IU and MCW will be conducting detailed assessments of CSI research participants, including clinical testing, advanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and position emission tomography (PET) studies, and biological marker analysis.

Uniformed Services University/Henry Jackson Foundation

The Uniformed Services University/The Henry M. Jackson Foundation team will lead the Tier 2 In-Person Assessments for all former military service academy participants at one of the following sites: National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICOE), Ft. Hood Intrepid Spirit Center (ISC), Ft. Bragg ISC, or Joint Base Lewis-McChord ISC.  Additionally, a new cohort of military personnel from the Naval School Explosive Ordinance Disposal (NAVSCOLEOD) at Eglin Air Force Base will be invited to participate.