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: “This year marks the 30th anniversary of NINR’s commitment to supporting research on health and illness across the lifespan. NINR’s founding 30 years ago acknowledged what was already clear to those who had advocated for its creation: that nurse scientists had been, and would increasingly be, major players in addressing health challenges then and in the future." Read more.