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NIH Announces Research Opportunities to Study “Long COVID”

February 26, 2021

NINR is pleased to share that NIH has published two Research Opportunity Announcements as part of its new Post-Acute Sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 Infection (PASC) initiative.

NINR Advisory Council

NINR Welcomes New Members to Advisory Council

February 25, 2021

The National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) announced the appointment of five new members to the National Advisory Council for Nursing Research (NACNR).

Supervisory Health Communications Specialist

NINR Is Seeking Communications Director

February 23, 2021

NINR is seeking exceptional candidates for Communications Director/Chief of the Office of Communications and Public Liaison to lead the Institute’s communications efforts to NINR stakeholders.

Director's Message

Nursing Research, Structural Inequalities, and Health

February 22, 2021

Nurses know people. We care for and get to know our patients and their families during some of their most vulnerable moments. We see our patients not just in traditional healthcare settings, but also in their homes, communities, schools, and workplaces. We know that some of our patients face obstacles to health and wellness that others do not. We know that some of these obstacles are grounded in the legacy of structural racism that persists in the United States.

Professionals on virtual call

Enhancing and Maintaining a Culture of Inclusive Excellence: The NIH Faculty Institutional Recruitment for Sustainable Transformation (FIRST) Program

February 19, 2021

The NIH Common Fund has launched the Faculty Institutional Recruitment for Sustainable Transformation (FIRST) program. NIH FIRST seeks to build diverse teams of early-career scientists and set them up for long-term success by fostering a culture of inclusive excellence.

NINR Advisory Council

January 2021 Advisory Council Video Available

January 28, 2021

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

National Nursing Research Roundtable

2021 National Nursing Research Roundtable

January 25, 2021

On March 4-5, 2021, NINR and the Western Institute of Nursing will host the 2021 National Nursing Research Roundtable.

genomics

Summary Now Available - "Genomic Response to the Social Environment: Implications for Health Outcomes"

January 19, 2021

On June 24, 2020, NINR partnered with colleagues across NIH to host the “Genomic Response to the Social Environment: Implications for Health Outcomes” workshop, which examined this research area. NINR is pleased to release a summary of key points, remarks, keynote addresses, and sessions.

Hiring

NINR Is Seeking Program Officer / Health Scientist Administrator

January 19, 2021

The National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) is seeking exceptional candidates for the positions of Program Officer and Clinical Trials and Human Subjects Research Officer.

NACNR

Join Us for the 103rd Meeting of the National Advisory Council for Nursing Research

January 15, 2021

Join NINR for the next open session of the National Advisory Council for Nursing Research (NACNR), which will be held on January 26, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. ET.