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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.

  • Daniel E. Dawes, JD

    Health Equity Distinguished Lecturer: Daniel E. Dawes, JD

    On June 29, 2023, from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. (ET), Daniel E. Dawes, JD, Senior Vice President of Global Health Equity and the Executive Director of the Institute of Global Health Equity at Meharry Medical College, will join NINR with co-hosts NIMHD and NIH OBSSR to share his expertise as a scholar, educator, and researcher on health equity and social and political determinants of health.
  • NINR Director's Lecture Series: Population and Community Health

    NINR Director's Lecture Series: Population and Community Health

    On July 12, 2023, from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (ET), Dr. Sarah A. Stoddard, Associate Professor of Nursing and Health Behavior & Health Education at the University of Michigan, and Dr. Paul Kuehnert, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Public Health Accreditation Board, will be presenting research priorities and the practice and policy implications of nursing research through the population and community health lens.
  • NINR Advisory Council

    May 2023 Advisory Council Video Available

    Video of the May 2023 public session of the National Advisory Council for Nursing Research is now available to view.
  • Director’s Message

    National Nurses Month Director’s Message

    May is National Nurses Month, a time when we celebrate the difference that nurses—and nurse scientists—make. In fact, the theme for 2023 is “You make a difference.” Both nurses and nurse scientists play a vital role in optimizing health, advancing health equity, and ensuring all people have the access, opportunity, and ability to lead healthy lives.
  • NINR Director's Lecture Series

    Video Now Available: NINR Director's Lecture - Prevention and Health Promotion

    The video recording of NINR's second Director's Lecture of 2023 is now available to view. On May 3, 2023, Dr. LaRon E. Nelson and Dr. Debra Furr-Holden presented research priorities and the practice and policy implications of nursing research through the prevention and health promotion lens.
  • NINR Job Opportunity

    NINR Seeking Clinical Director

    NINR is seeking applications from outstanding clinician-scientist candidates for the position of Clinical Director to provide visionary leadership for its growing Division of Intramural Research (DIR), located in Bethesda, Maryland.

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.

Research Funding

View funding opportunities and notices, supported grant programs, and subscribe to NINR's funding newsletter.

Small Business

Technical and financial support for the development of new and innovative products and services in support of NINR's mission.

Training Funding

Mechanisms and awards for training the next generation of nurse scientists at all levels of education.