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Veteran salutes other service members

Photo: U.S. Army

Vietnam Veteran service ribbon
Vietnam Veteran service ribbon
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Joining Forces–UB is a one-of-a-kind program for students who want to make a positive impact on U.S. veterans and military families. In alignment with the national “Joining Forces” initiative, students in UB’s nationally recognized social work and nursing programs get specialized training and instruction in veteran and military family care.

Who We Are
Heart in hands

Joining Forces–UB is a unique partnership between the UB School of Social Work and School of Nursing, inspired by the national Joining Forces initiative.

What We Do
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Joining ForcesUB is dedicated to providing education and training for UB students and health care providers serving veterans and military families.

Research Projects
Professor Tom Nochajski with puppies

Learn about our research projects and opportunitites