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The Dorn Research Institute (DRI) is a 501(c)(3) corporation established at the Columbia VA Health Care System under the authority granted by the Department of Veterans Affairs to manage research funds locally. This unique public-private partnership dramatically broadens the VA's ability to conduct research.

Dorn Research Institute supports the researchers at the Columbia VA Health Care System by acting as a liaison between the VA and non-VA funding sources:

  • Non-profit corporations

  • For-profit corporations

  • Public institutions

  • Private individuals

  • Other governmental agencies, such as:

    • The Department of Defense

    • National Institutes of Health

    • National Science Foundation

    • Center for Disease Control

IRS 501c3 Document

DRI W-9 Form

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