Midwest Biological Research Foundation (U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs)

Rebecca Brewer filed this request with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs of the United States of America.
Multi Request Midwest Biological Research Foundation
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From: Rebecca Brewer

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

Any and all medical records and any other correspondence containing Rebecca Lynn Brewer’s information-(including differentially privatized information and waivers of informed consent authorizations) that are associated with the MBRF (Midwest Biological Research Foundation). Please include the identities of any physicians, researchers, and biological engineering specialists that are affiliated with Rebecca and the M.B.R.F.
This is to include but is not limited to: clinical trials of all types, completed research, preclinical research, planned emergency research, ongoing clinical research or research in progress, biologically engineered materials testing, medical and behavioral surveillance and any interventions, assessments, medications, implants, bio-sensors, nanotechnology use, wearable device usage, and location tracking information.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Rebecca Brewer


Good afternoon Ms. Brewer;

FOIA Service acknowledges receipt of your FOIA/PA request dated November 1, 2018,
seeking all medical records & any other correspondence containing your name (including
differentially privatized information & waivers of informed consent authorizations that
are associated with the Midwest Biological Research Foundation.

The records you are seeking are not maintained in this office. A copy of our
acknowledgement letter is attached which provides you with the referring office contact

This concludes FOIA Service’s response to your request.

Joan L. Haynesworth (Contractor)
FOIA Service Unit
FOIA Service hotline: 1-877-750-3642


A fix is required to perfect the request.

From: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Ms. Brewer,

I've investigated this and would like to set a meeting with you to discuss. Please let me know when you are available.

Thank you,

Michael Sarich, VHA FOIA Director
VHA Central Office FOIA Office
Health Information Governance (HIG) (105HIG)
810 Vermont Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20420
Office: 202-461-5329
Fax: 202-495-5087
Email: michael.sarich@va.gov<mailto:michael.sarich@va.gov>