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VISN 1 New England MIRECC Research


The VISN 1 New England MIRECC researchers focus on three areas:

Health Services Research: Current | Past
Comparing practice patterns, costs, and outcomes of the care of dually diagnosed Veterans in VHA and non-VHA healthcare systems.
Clinical Efficacy Research: Current | Past
Evaluating innovative treatments including medications, work therapy, and a new approach for money management.
Human Neurobiological Research: Current | Past
Researching genetic factors for dual diagnosis and using brain imaging to understand changes in the central nervous system of individuals with a dual diagnosis.


Mehmet Sofuoglu, M.D., Ph.D.

Patricia Sweeney, Psy.D., CPRP
Director for Education

Richard Carson, LCSW
Administrative Officer
203-932-5711 Ext. 4338

Ilan Harpaz-Rotem, Ph.D.
Co-Director for MIRECC Fellowship Program
203-932-5711 Ext. 2599

Suzanne Decker, Ph.D.
Co-Director for MIRECC Fellowship Program
203-932-5711 Ext. 7425