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Call for Researchers to Submit Supplement Funding Applications for COVID-19 Efforts

April 24, 2020

NINR is participating in a recently issued Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) that highlights the urgent need for social, behavioral, economic, health communication, and epidemiologic research relevant to COVID-19.


Join Us for the 101st Meeting of the National Advisory Council for Nursing Research

April 24, 2020

The next open session of the National Advisory Council for Nursing Research (NACNR) will be held on May 19, 2020.

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NINR Summer Genetics Institute Event Updates

April 14, 2020

To limit spread of the COVID-19 virus, NIH has urged staff to postpone, cancel, or convert upcoming meetings to virtual events.

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New NIH Resources Address Grantees’ Funding Concerns and Questions

March 30, 2020

The National Institutes of Health’s Office of Extramural Research (OER) has developed a web page, Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Information for NIH Applicants and Recipients of NIH Funding.

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Director’s Lecture – Dr. Barbara Riegel Presents "At the Intersection of Self-Management and Symptom Science"

March 26, 2020

On April 29, Dr. Barbara Riegel will present “At the Intersection of Self-Management and Symptom Science,” from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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Registration for NINR’s Artificial Intelligence Boot Camp Postponed

March 25, 2020

The Boot Camp will take place August 3-6, 2020.

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NINR Acting Director’s Message on the COVID-19 Pandemic

March 24, 2020

Acting Director Dr. Tara A. Schwetz has posted a new Director’s Message about the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Video Now Available: NINR Director’s Lecture - Dr. Randy A. Jones

March 11, 2020

On March 5, Dr. Randy A. Jones presented "Complex Decision Making in Prostate Cancer," in Lipsett Amphitheater on the NIH Campus in Bethesda, Maryland.

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NIH OBSSR Seeks Input for 2022-2026 Strategic Plan

March 06, 2020

The NIH’s Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR) is seeking broad public input on important new directions for health-related behavioral and social sciences research (BSSR).

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NINR Scientist Selected as One of 2020’s 40 Under 40 Leaders in Minority Health

March 03, 2020

Dr. Paule V. Joseph has been selected by the National Minority Quality Forum (NMQF) as one of 2020’s 40 Under 40 Leaders in Minority Health.

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