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NNRR 2022

2022 National Nursing Research Roundtable

December 21, 2021

Join the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) and the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) on March 3-4 for the 2022 National Nursing Research Roundtable (NNRR).

Climate Change and Health Webinar

NIH Climate Change and Health Webinar Series - Notes from the Field: Pivoting a Research Program to Climate Change

November 24, 2021

On December 17, 2021 at 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. (ET), NINR will host “Notes from the Field: Pivoting a Research Program to Climate Change,” part of the NIH Climate Change and Health Webinar Series.

Climate Change

NIH-wide Climate Change and Health Concept - Special Open Session of National Advisory Environmental Health Sciences Council

November 23, 2021

On November 29, 2021, NIEHS will hold a meeting to consider an NIH-wide Climate Change and Health Concept. An executive committee comprising the directors of seven NIH Institutes and Centers—including NINR’s Dr. Shannon Zenk—has committed to providing leadership and oversight of the NIH Climate Change and Health Initiative.


NIH Listening Sessions to Inform Efforts on Achieving Racial Equity

November 23, 2021

NIH is holding a series of listening sessions from December 2021 - February 2022 to learn from external stakeholders about the full range of issues and challenges in advancing racial and ethnic equity in the biomedical research enterprise.

Strategic Plan

NINR Requests Your Input on Draft Strategic Plan Framework

November 09, 2021

NINR is seeking feedback on the framework for its next strategic plan, which will guide NINR’s research efforts and priorities over the next five years. The new strategic plan will build on NINR’s past accomplishments and present a bold, new research agenda to advance nursing science.

Social Determinants of Health

NIH Community Listening Sessions to Transform Health Disparities and Advance Equity

October 21, 2021

The NIH Common Fund’s Transformative Research to Address Health Disparities and Advance Health Equity Initiative working group will host a listening series on opportunities, challenges, and community needs related to interventions targeting social determinant factors that influence health disparities including education, healthcare, financial resources, neighborhood environments, and social context.   


NINR Seeking Deputy Director

October 15, 2021

NINR is seeking applications from exceptional candidates for the position of Deputy Director.

National Disability Employment Awareness Month: Accessibility Matters: Now and Always

Dr. Zenk’s Message on National Disability Employment Awareness Month

October 13, 2021

In recognition of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, Dr. Zenk has shared a message via the NIH Office of Equity Diversity & Inclusion on diversity of thought, experience, and ability.

Artificial Intelligence: 2021 Methodologies Boot Camp

2021 Artificial Intelligence Boot Camp Video Now Available

October 05, 2021

Video of the 2021 NINR Artificial Intelligence Boot Camp is now available to view.

NINR Advisory Council

September 2021 Advisory Council Video Available

September 20, 2021

Video of the September 2021 public session of the National Advisory Council for Nursing Research is now available to view.