Nursing Research

WHAT IS NURSING RESEARCH?

Nursing research develops knowledge to:

  • Build the scientific foundation for clinical practice
  • Prevent disease and disability
  • Manage and eliminate symptoms caused by illness
  • Enhance end-of-life and palliative care

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DIRECTOR'S PAGE

Patricia A. Grady

Patricia A. Grady, PhD, RN, FAAN
Director

National Institute of Nursing Research
National Institutes of Health

Director's Message: "Powerful new tools can be used to advance nursing science. Today, more people are living with chronic illnesses and the adverse symptoms that result from them. New advances in genomics and other fields have allowed scientists to better understand the symptoms of chronic illness, such as pain, fatigue, and disordered sleep.NINR supports research to develop improved, personalized strategies to treat and prevent the adverse symptoms of illness across diverse populations and settings..." Read more.