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October 27, 2015

Dr. Jacqueline Dunbar-Jacob presented the second of two 2015 NINR Director’s Lectures on September 22. In her talk, “Scientific Pursuit of Effective Medication Adherence," Dr. Dunbar-Jacob provided an overview of her work on medication adherence in persons with chronic conditions, giving particular attention to measurement and predictive factors.

If you missed the live event, the recording of Dr. Dunbar-Jacob’s NINR Director’s Lecture is now available on NINR’s YouTube channel.

About the Speaker:

Dr. Dunbar-Jacob is the Distinguished Service Professor and Dean of the School of Nursing at the University of Pittsburgh. As an actively funded NIH scientist of 25 years, her most recent work focuses on patient adherence and is designed to examine factors relevant to the translation of interventions to clinical settings. She was named one of the top 30 most influential nursing deans, and she has served as a behavioral scientist in key multi-center clinical trials and as an NIH data and safety monitoring board member for three multi-center trials, and has participated in over 30 NIH working groups.

About the Event:

The NINR Director’s Lecture Series is designed to bring the nation’s top nurse scientists to the NIH campus to share their work and interests with a trans-disciplinary audience.

For more information and links to previous lectures, please visit

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