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Patricia A. Grady to Retire as NINR Director

August 21, 2018

After 23 years on the job, on August 31, 2018, Patricia A. Grady, PhD, RN, FAAN will retire as the director of NINR.

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Dr. Patricia Grady Announces Plan to Leave NINR

May 30, 2018

NINR Director Dr. Patricia A. Grady has announced that she will leave NINR at the end of the summer.

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NINR Director’s Message on National Nurses Week

May 07, 2018

In recognition of National Nurses Week (which is observed every year May 6–12), Dr. Patricia A. Grady has posted a new Director’s Message.


New Director's Message: Enhancing the Impact of Nursing Research Through Community-Based Participatory Research

April 25, 2018

NINR Director Dr. Patricia A. Grady has a new Director’s Message on the NINR website. In her message, Dr. Grady describes how nursing science can use community-based participatory research (CBPR) to improve health outcomes.


NINR’s Grady, Littleton-Kearney Author Nursing Outlook Editorial

April 05, 2018

Drs. Patricia A. Grady and Marguerite Littleton-Kearney recently co-authored a Nursing Outlook editorial summarizing "The Science of Caregiving: Bringing Voices Together" Summit.

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NINR Director’s Guest Editorial Discusses Nursing Science’s Role in Innovation and Collaboration

February 21, 2018

Dr. Patricia A. Grady, Director of the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR), co-authored a guest editorial in the Journal of Nursing Scholarship with Dr. Deborah Trautman.

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New Director’s Message Marks Two November Awareness Months

November 01, 2017

During National Family Caregivers Month and National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, Dr. Patricia A. Grady shares information about NINR’s work in end-of-life and palliative care science and caregiving research in her latest Director’s Message.

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NINR Council Welcomes Six New Members

September 29, 2017

NINR announced the appointment of six new members to the National Advisory Council for Nursing Research (NACNR).


NINR Director Discusses The Science of Caregiving

July 17, 2017

Dr. Grady talks about the Science of Caregiving and an upcoming NINR Summit about the topic in her latest Director’s Message.


NINR Director Presents at 2017 International Council of Nurses Congress

June 21, 2017

NINR Director Dr. Grady presented on nursing innovation and research at the International Council of Nurses Congress.

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