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Registration for NINR’s “Precision Health: Smart Technologies, Smart Health” Boot Camp is closed. Join the waitlist.
On March 7, Dr. Arlene Butz presented the first NINR Director's Lecture of 2019.
NINR recently added a women’s health page to its website that highlights research, both conducted at and funded by NINR. The new page explains how nursing research informs women’s health and demonstrates how NINR helps to advance the careers of women scientists.
Dr. Nicolaas (Nic) Fourie, a longtime member of NINR’s Intramural Research Program, died suddenly on February 23, 2019.
On April 25, Dr. Eun-Ok Im will present "Midlife Women’s Health: Using Technology to Enhance Research and Eliminate Disparities," from 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. ET.
NINR encourages parents of children with a serious illness to watch its video “Pediatric Palliative Care: A Personal Story.” The story demonstrates how palliative care can positively influence a patient’s and family’s experience with illness.
Applications will be accepted until March 1, 2019.
NIH’s National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) recently published 30 research strategies to chart a new course to advance the science of minority health and health disparities in the American Journal of Public Health.
NIH’s Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR) has issued a Request for Information (RFI) intended to gather broad public input on a revised definition of behavioral and social sciences research.
Dr. Arlene Butz will present "Understanding Inner-city Pediatric Asthma: Environment Matters" on March 7, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. in Lipsett Amphitheater in the Clinical Center (Bldg. 10) on the NIH Campus in Bethesda, Maryland.