Featured Resources and Initiatives
MEET THE NINR ACTING DIRECTOR
Ann Cashion, PhD, RN, FAAN, is Acting Director of the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) and Scientific Director of the NINR Division of Intramural Research. She is a well-known scientist and leader in the field of nursing science with expertise in genetic markers that predict clinical outcomes.
From 2011-2013, Dr. Cashion served as the Senior Advisor to the Office of the Director and Acting Scientific Director before being appointed Scientific Director in November 2013. Dr. Cashion was named NINR Acting Deputy Director in January 2018 and NINR Acting Director in September 2018.
NURSING SCIENCE IN ACTION
NINR-supported scientist Dr. Melissa Aldridge of New York’s Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai has become nationally known for her research into the big data of hospice care in America.