Advancing health equity into the future
NINR's mission is to lead nursing research to solve pressing health challenges and inform practice and policy—optimizing health and advancing health equity into the future.
News and Events
Stay up-to-date on the latest announcements, events, and research highlights from NINR.
Join NINR on October 11, 2022, as we bring leading experts in health equity to share their knowledge at the next NINR Director’s Lecture.
Video of the September 2022 public session of the National Advisory Council for Nursing Research is now available to view.
NINR is seeking applications from exceptional candidates for the position of Deputy Director to assist in providing leadership to one of the preeminent institutions for nursing research.
New Funding Opportunities: NINR Areas of Emphasis for Research to Optimize Health and Advance Health EquityThe National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) has published two new funding announcements focused on optimizing health and advancing health equity through research projects that are consistent with the scientific framework detailed in the NINR Strategic Plan.
NIH Common Fund's Community Partnerships to Advance Science for Society (ComPASS) Program: Notices of Information and Intent to PublishThe NIH Common Fund’s newly launched ComPASS Program published a Notice of Information (NOT-RM-23-001) and a Notice of Intent to Publish (NOT-RM-23-002).
Dr. Paule Joseph Selected as the Inaugural American Academy of Nursing Fellow at the National Academy of MedicineScientist and certified nurse practitioner Paule V. Joseph, Ph.D. M.S., FNP-BC, FAAN, is the inaugural 2022-2024 American Academy of Nursing (AAN) Fellow at the National Academy of Medicine (NAM). Dr. Joseph’s selection will be announced at the Annual Meeting of the NAM in Washington, D.C. on Monday, October 17.
Funding opportunities that improve health outcomes
NINR believes that nursing research is the key to unlocking the power and potential of nursing. NINR offers grants to individuals at all points in their career, from early investigators to established scientists. NINR grants also support small businesses and research centers.
Addressing public health challenges through research
NINR-supported researchers explore and address some of the most important challenges affecting the health of the American people. Learn about accomplishments from the community of NINR-supported scientists across the United States.
The NIH UNITE Initiative
The UNITE initiative was established to identify and address structural racism within the NIH-supported and the greater scientific community. With representation from across the NIH Institutes and Centers, UNITE aims to establish an equitable and civil culture within the biomedical research enterprise and reduce barriers to racial equity in the biomedical research workforce.