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NINR Advisory Council

January 2023 Advisory Council Video Available

February 8, 2023

Video of the January 2023 public session of the National Advisory Council for Nursing Research is now available to view.


NINR Seeking Program Officers and Scientific Review Officers

January 18, 2023

NINR is seeking exceptional candidates for several positions to move nursing research forward.

All of Us

Research Funding Opportunities to Expand the Use of "All of Us" Data

January 5, 2023

NINR is working with the "All of Us" Research Program and 26 other institutes, centers, and offices from across the National Institutes of Health to support new research on the "All of Us" Researcher Workbench. These grants, solicited through R03 and R21 funding opportunities, will help support analysis of the Researcher Workbench data using standard tools and methods, as well as the development and use of new tools or methods.

Dr. Mia Rochelle Lowden

Meet Dr. Mia Rochelle Lowden, NINR's First Chief Scientific Diversity Officer

December 21, 2022

Dr. Mia Rochelle Lowden joined NINR in August 2022 as the Institute's first Chief Scientific Diversity Officer, or CDO. The position is a crucial part of the federal government-wide response to President Biden's Executive Order on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility in the Federal Workforce, and its subsequent strategic plan on diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility, or DEIA.

Funding Opportunity

Funding Opportunities: NINR Areas of Emphasis for Research to Optimize Health and Advance Health Equity

December 8, 2022

The National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) has published two funding announcements focused on optimizing health and advancing health equity through research projects that are consistent with the scientific framework detailed in the NINR Strategic Plan.

NINR Director's Lecture Series

Video Now Available: NINR Director's Lecture - Health Equity

October 20, 2022

The video recording of NINR's second Director's Lecture of 2022 is now available to view. On October 11, 2022, Dr. Chandra Ford and Dr. Suzanne Miyamoto presented research priorities and the practice and policy implications of nursing research through the health equity lens.

NIH ComPASS; Health Equity

Funding Opportunity to Support the NIH Common Fund ComPASS Program Coordination Center

October 12, 2022

The NIH Common Fund has issued the funding opportunity announcement RFA-RM-23-001, Community Partnerships to Advance Science for Society (ComPASS): Coordination Center (U24 - Clinical Trial Optional). A technical assistance webinar for will by held on November 10, 2022.

NIH HEAL Initiative: Helping to End Addition Long-term

Funding Opportunity | HEAL Initiative: Prevention and Management of Chronic Pain in Rural Populations

October 7, 2022

The NIH has published a new HEAL Initiative funding opportunity announcement encouraging UG3/UH3 phased cooperative research applications to accelerate implementation of effective non-opioid interventions for chronic pain management in rural and remote populations.

National Advisory Council for Nursing Research

September 2022 Advisory Council Video Available

September 19, 2022

Video of the September 2022 public session of the National Advisory Council for Nursing Research is now available to view.


NINR Seeking Deputy Director

September 15, 2022

NINR is seeking applications from exceptional candidates for the position of Deputy Director to assist in providing leadership to one of the preeminent institutions for nursing research.