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NINR Information Specialists are available to answer questions about the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) and its research domains, training programs, publications, and events Monday through Friday, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Eastern Time (we are closed on Federal holidays). We respond to phone and email inquiries in the order in which they are received.

Please note: NINR cannot provide health care advice to individuals about medical conditions, treatments, or quality of care being received, nor can we provide referrals to health care providers or facilities. The resources on this website should not be used as a substitute for professional health care. NINR urges you to work with your health care provider(s) to obtain answers to your specific, personal health questions.

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Contact NINR

Send email to Please allow 7-10 business days for a reply.

Local: 301-496-0207
Fax 301-480-4969

U.S. Mail
National Institute of Nursing Research National Institutes of Health
31 Center Drive, Room 5B03
Bethesda, MD 20892-2178

Media Inquiries

Members of the media are encouraged to contact NINR’s Office of Communications and Public Liaison for information about news releases and to arrange interviews with NINR staff.

Phone: 301-496-0235
Fax: 301-480-4969

Website Technical Issues

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Research Funding

Please visit the Research and Funding section of our website.

Staff Directory/Organization Chart

Please visit the Organizational Information section of our website.

Scientific Areas/Research Program Contacts

Applicants or investigators may also locate contacts for particular science topics on the Areas of Science/Research Program Contacts webpage.


Please visit NINR’s Job Opportunities webpage.


Please visit NINR’s FOIA webpage.

Visiting NINR

NINR’s offices at the Bethesda, Maryland, NIH campus are located on the 5th Floor, B Wing, of Building 31, also known as the Claude Pepper building. Additional NINR offices are at Democracy One Plaza, also in Bethesda, Maryland. Directions to both campuses are available under Travel Information below.

Travel Information
Directions to NIH, driving directions, parking information and more.

Visitors and Security
Visit the NIH Security Homepage for information on campus security and access.

Bethesda Area Map
Visitor Map – for the NIH campus 

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