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Susan Old

Susan Old to Join NINR as Acting Deputy Director

September 23, 2020

On September 28 Dr. Susan E. Old will join NINR as Acting Deputy Director.

Dr. Zenk

NINR Welcomes Director Dr. Shannon Zenk

September 14, 2020

On September 14, 2020, Shannon N. Zenk, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN, joined NIH as the director of the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR).

Dr. Paule Joseph

NINR Scientist Selected as One of the American Academy of Nursing’s 2020 Class of Fellows

August 12, 2020

NINR scientist Dr. Paule V. Joseph has been selected by the American Academy of Nursing as one of 230 distinguished nurse leaders to join their 2020 Class of Fellows.

Staff News

NINR Staff Updates

July 30, 2020

NINR announces leadership changes to its Division of Extramural Science Programs (DESP) and Division of Intramural Research (DIR).

Dr. Shannon Zenk

NIH Taps Dr. Shannon Zenk as Director of the National Institute of Nursing Research

July 01, 2020

National Institutes of Health Director Francis S. Collins, MD, PhD, has selected Shannon N. Zenk, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN as director of NIH’s National Institute of Nursing Research.

Dr. Paule Joseph

NINR Scientist Selected as One of 2020’s 40 Under 40 Leaders in Minority Health

March 03, 2020

Dr. Paule V. Joseph has been selected by the National Minority Quality Forum (NMQF) as one of 2020’s 40 Under 40 Leaders in Minority Health.

Dr. Armstrong

NINR Announces New Acting Scientific Director

January 14, 2020

Terri S. Armstrong, PhD, ANP-BC, FAAN, FAANP will join the Institute as Acting Scientific Director, effective February 3, 2020.

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NINR Welcomes New Acting Director, Division of Extramural Science Programs

December 09, 2019

NINR is pleased to welcome Kathleen Anderson, PhD as the Acting Director of its Division of Extramural Science Programs.

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Graduate Partnerships Program Fellows Discuss Their Research

October 22, 2019

GPP is a doctoral fellowship training program that coordinates training and funding for PhD students attending a school of nursing.

Dr. Jessica Gill

NINR’s Gill Part of Research Team to Study Impact of Brain Injuries on Military Personnel

October 04, 2019

Dr. Jessica Gill, NINR Acting Scientific Director and Chief of the Institute’s Tissue Injury Branch, is part of a national research consortium of universities, hospitals, and clinics that has received $50 million to study the long-term impacts of mild traumatic brain injuries or concussions on service members and veterans.

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