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Webinar on August 15 Provides Information on Two New Palliative Care Funding Opportunities

August 01, 2019

NINR has released two new NIH funding opportunity announcements (FOAs) that encourage research to determine the requirements and best practices for palliative care in home and community settings.

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NINR Advisory Council Presentation Videos Available

July 30, 2019

Presentations given at the public session of the National Advisory Council for Nursing Research on May 21, 2019 are now available.

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National Advisory Council of Nursing Research Member Ida M. “Ki” Moore Named Dean of the University of Arizona College of Nursing

July 24, 2019

Ida M. “Ki” Moore, PhD, RN, FAAN, who has served as interim dean for the last 10 months at the University of Arizona College of Nursing, has been named dean of the college. 

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NINR Welcomes 2019 Trainees

July 24, 2019

NINR’s Division of Intramural Research (DIR) has welcomed a new group of trainees from throughout the U.S. NINR trainees will conduct their research on the NIH campus, mentored by NINR scientific staff.

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2019 NINR Director's Lecture - Dr. Jean C. McSweeney Presents: "Matters of the Heart: A Research Journey Uncovering Signs of Heart Disease in Women"

July 23, 2019

On September 17, Dr. Jean C. McSweeney will present “Matters of the Heart: A Research Journey Uncovering Signs of Heart Disease in Women,” from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. ET.

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Nurse Scientists Receive Presidential Early Career Award

July 15, 2019

NINR-supported investigators, Drs. Sarah (Collins) Rossetti, and Tracey L. Yap, were among the scientists and researchers named as recipients of this year’s Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).

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Video Now Available - Symptom Science Center: A Resource for Precision Health

July 09, 2019

On June 27, 2019, NINR’s Division of Intramural Research (DIR) hosted a scientific symposium to mark the launch of the NINR-led Symptom Science Center, a trans-NIH resource for the scientific community. Video from the event is now available.

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NINR Acting Director’s Message on Diversity and Inclusion

June 28, 2019

Acting Director Dr. Ann K. Cashion has posted a new Director’s Message, “Diversity and Inclusion in Speaking Panels,” which emphasizes NINR’s “strong support” of NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins’ recent statement that calls for ending the tradition of all-male speaking panels.

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NINR Scientist Selected as Lasker Clinical Research Scholar

June 20, 2019

Dr. Paule V. Joseph has been selected as a Lasker Clinical Research Scholar within the NINR Division of Intramural Research, with a joint appointment with the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA).

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Do You Have a Nursing Research Accomplishment You’d Like to Share? Submit to NIH OBSSR by July 31!

June 10, 2019

The NIH Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR) is seeking comment and input from the research and health/public health communities to help inform a list of impactful public health and healthcare accomplishments/contributions resulting from behavioral and social sciences research (BSSR).

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