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Dr. Shannon Zenk

NIH Taps Dr. Shannon Zenk as Director of the National Institute of Nursing Research

July 01, 2020

National Institutes of Health Director Francis S. Collins, MD, PhD, has selected Shannon N. Zenk, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN as director of NIH’s National Institute of Nursing Research.

2020 Boot Camp

Registration for NINR’s Artificial Intelligence Boot Camp Now Open

July 01, 2020

Registration for NINR’s Artificial Intelligence Boot Camp is now open. The Boot Camp will be held August 3-6, 2020.

RADx

NIH One Step Closer to Speeding Delivery of COVID-19 Testing Technologies to Those Who Need It Most Through RADx-UP

June 26, 2020

As part of NIH’s multi-faceted response to the COVID-19 pandemic, RADx-Underserved Populations (RADx-UP) will establish a network of community-engaged projects to improve access to and acceptance of COVID-19 testing for underserved and vulnerable populations who are disproportionately affected by COVID-19.

director's message

NINR Message on Racism and Diversity

June 25, 2020

NINR Acting Director, Tara A. Schwetz, PhD and the NINR leadership team have published a message on NINR’s efforts to address racism and promote diversity.

NCATS N3C

Building a COVID-19 Analytics Platform to Turn Clinical Data into Knowledge

June 22, 2020

The National Institutes of Health has launched a centralized, secure enclave to store and study vast amounts of medical record data from people diagnosed with coronavirus disease across the country.

funding opportunity

Pre-application Webinars for RADx-UP Funding Opportunities

June 19, 2020

NIH is encouraging research to test the implementation of COVID-19 diagnostic testing in underserved or vulnerable communities through the Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics for Underserved Populations (RADx-UP) initiative.

genomics

Mark Your Calendars for NINR’s Social Genomics Workshop

June 16, 2020

NINR will host the workshop “Genomic Response to the Social Environment: Implications for Health Outcomes” on June 24, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. EDT.

funding

Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx) Funding Opportunity Announcements

June 15, 2020

As part of NIH’s multi-faceted response to the COVID-19 pandemic, NIH has launched an unprecedented four-pronged initiative, entitled Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics, or RADx, to catalyze the scientific community to improve testing technologies, capacity, and accessibility for the country.

neurology podcast

Dr. Jessica Gill and Dr. Kimbra Kenney Featured on Neurology Podcast

June 11, 2020

NINR Acting Deputy Director Dr. Jessica Gill and Dr. Kimbra Kenney of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences discussed their research on the American Academy of Neurology’s latest podcast.

podcast

NINR Acting Director Discusses Nursing Research on the Oncology Nursing Society's Podcast

June 09, 2020

NINR Acting Director Dr. Tara Schwetz joined the Oncology Nursing Society's Chief Clinical Officer, Dr. Lisa Kennedy Sheldon, to discuss how Nurse Researchers are responding to the pandemic and NINR’s key initiatives in 2020.

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