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Cashion Testifies at Committee on the Future of Nursing 2020–2030 Meeting

April 15, 2019

NINR Acting Director Dr. Ann Cashion was one of several nursing organization leaders invited to present comments at the public session for the Committee on the Future of Nursing.

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Dr. Wendy Henderson Selected as Future Leader of the American Gastroenterological Association

April 05, 2019

Wendy A. Henderson, PhD, MSN, CRNP, FAAN has been selected to participate in the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Future Leaders Program. Dr. Henderson is the first nurse scientist to be selected to this program.

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All About Nursing Radio Show Features NINR

March 20, 2019

NINR Acting Director Dr. Ann Cashion was featured on a recent episode of the All About Nursing radio show. The show explores the many different working environments available for nurses, including clinical practice, research, and academia.

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NIH Seeks Information on Behavioral and Social Sciences Research

January 22, 2019

NIH’s Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR) has issued a Request for Information (RFI) intended to gather broad public input on a revised definition of behavioral and social sciences research.

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New Video Explores NINR’s Brain Injury Research

October 19, 2018

NINR recently released a video that discusses Dr. Jessica Gill’s work on brain injury, including chronic traumatic encephalopathy, which has become a much-discussed research topic in the popular media.

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Continuing Education Activity for Nurses Aims to Reduce Sudden Infant Death 

September 24, 2018

NINR and the Safe to Sleep® campaign recently partnered to update a continuing education (CE) activity for nurses.

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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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Check Out NINR’s New Look!

May 24, 2018

The National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) has recently launched a redesigned version of its website. The website features a cleaner design and easy-to-navigate structure that includes a new navigation menu layout with a Quick Links section added.


A Dream Turned Reality: NINR Nurse Scientist Discusses “Shark Tank” Award for Co-Invention

May 11, 2018

Nurse scientist, Wendy A. Henderson, co-invented a new patent-pending methodology to test stool rapidly at the point-of-need for infectious pathogens. This test recently won the 2018 AGA Tech Summit's Shark Tank competition.

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