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About DCoE

The Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (DCoE) provides the Military Health System with current and emerging psychological health and traumatic brain injury clinical and educational information. We identify gaps and prioritize needs in psychological health and TBI research, and then translate that research into clinical practice to improve patient outcomes. DCoE is a division of the Defense Health Agency (DHA) Healthcare Operations Directorate. DHA is a joint, integrated combat support agency that supports the Military Health System.

Mission:
The mission of the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (DCoE) is to improve the lives of our nation's service members, veterans and their families by advancing excellence in psychological health and traumatic brain injury prevention and care.

Vision:
To be the leader of profound improvements in psychological health and traumatic brain injury prevention and care.

Strategic Objectives:
DCoE established strategic objectives, illustrated in our pdf icon FY 2016 Strategy Map, to address the most important things we need to do well to succeed as a center of excellence and to achieve our mission, vision and value proposition.

Centers:
DCoE is comprised of three centers: Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center, Deployment Health Clinical Center and National Center for Telehealth and Technology. Check out the Centers section of the website to learn more about each center.