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NINR Scientist Selected for NIH Distinguished Scholar’s Program

November 16, 2018

Dr. Paule V. Joseph is one of 13 researchers who have been selected for the inaugural class of the National Institutes of Health’s Distinguished Scholars Program.

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New Acting Director’s Message: November Observances Recognize Patients and Their Caregivers

November 01, 2018

In a new message, NINR Acting Director Dr. Ann K. Cashion emphasizes NINR’s role in end-of-life and palliative care 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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NINR’s Dr. Huss Receives National Award

August 28, 2018

NINR's Dr. Karen Huss has been selected by the American Heart Association’s Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing to receive the 2018 Kathleen A. Dracup Award.

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NINR Announces Dr. Jessica Gill as Deputy Scientific Director

July 27, 2018

Jessica M. Gill, PhD, RN, FAAN has been appointed Deputy Scientific Director of the Division of Intramural Research at the National Institute of Nursing Research.


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.


NINR Trainees Share Research with NIH Community

May 10, 2018

NINR trainees recently participated in NIH Postbac Poster Day.


NINR’s Saligan Participates in Wreath Laying in Observance of Nurses Week

May 10, 2018

NINR’s Dr. Leorey Saligan participated in the Military Health System Nurses Week wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery’s Nurses Memorial.

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NINR Announces Dr. Ann Cashion as Acting Deputy Director

January 26, 2018

NINR is pleased to announce the appointment of Ann K. Cashion, PhD, RN, FAAN, as Acting Deputy Director.

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Chief of NINR’s Office of End-of-Life and Palliative Care Research Receives National Award

November 08, 2017

Dr. Jeri L. Miller has been selected as the recipient of an American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Presidential Citation Award.

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