Published on in Vol 8, No 11 (2019): November

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/14170, first published .
Action Ethnography of Community Reintegration for Veterans and Military Service Members With Traumatic Brain Injury: Protocol for a Mixed Methods Study

Action Ethnography of Community Reintegration for Veterans and Military Service Members With Traumatic Brain Injury: Protocol for a Mixed Methods Study

Action Ethnography of Community Reintegration for Veterans and Military Service Members With Traumatic Brain Injury: Protocol for a Mixed Methods Study

Christine Melillo 1, MPH, RN, PhD;  Kiersten Downs 1, PhD;  Christina Dillahunt-Aspillaga 1, 2, PhD;  Jason Lind 1, PhD;  Karen Besterman-Dahan 1, PhD;  Bridget Hahm 1, MA, MPH;  Nicole Antinori 1, MBA;  Christine Elnitsky 3, RN, PhD;  Angelle M Sander 4, 5, PhD;  Heather G Belanger 6, PhD;  Peter Toyinbo 1, MBChB, CPH, PhD;  Gail Powell-Cope 7, FAAN, ARNP, PhD

1 Research and Development Service, James A Haley Veterans’ Hospital, Veterans Health Administration, Tampa, FL, US

2 Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling Program, College of Behavioral and Community Sciences, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, US

3 School of Nursing, College of Health and Human Services, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC, US

4 H Ben Taub Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Baylor College of Medicine , Houston, TX, US

5 Brain Injury Research Center, TIRR Memorial Hermann , Houston, TX, US

6 Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center , US Special Operations Command, Tampa, FL, US

7 Research and Development Service, James A. Haley Veterans Hospital (retired) , Tampa, FL, US

Corresponding Author:

  • Christine Melillo, MPH, RN, PhD
  • Research and Development Service
  • James A Haley Veterans’ Hospital
  • Veterans Health Administration
  • 8900 Grand Oak Circle
  • Tampa, FL
  • US
  • Phone: 1 813 558 3938
  • Email: christine.melillo@va.gov