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Dr. Grady

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.

2015 GPP

Reminder: NINR's Graduate Partnerships Program 2018 Application Period Is Open

October 25, 2017

NINR is accepting applications for its 2018 Graduate Partnerships Program (GPP).


NINR Advisory Council Presentation Videos Available

October 24, 2017

Presentations given at the public session of the National Advisory Council for Nursing Research on September 12, 2017 are now available.

Dr. Mary Beth Happ

Video Now Available: Dr. Mary Beth Happ Presents: "Giving Voice to the Voiceless: Improving Communication with Critically Ill Patients"

October 23, 2017

On September 20, Mary Beth Happ, PhD, RN, FAAN, FGSA presented the third 2017 NINR Director’s Lecture on the NIH Campus in Bethesda, Maryland.

New Council September

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).


New Research Highlights Available

September 25, 2017

NINR recently highlighted five NINR-funded studies on its website.

Kristin Dickinson

NINR Investigators Participate in NIH Research Festival

September 25, 2017

Researchers from the NINR Division of Intramural Research presented posters at the 2017 NIH Research Festival.

Heitkemper news and notes

Dr. Margaret Heitkemper to Present: "Symptom Science in Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Biomarkers to Intervention"

September 19, 2017

Dr. Margaret Heitkemper will present the fourth 2017 NINR Director’s Lecture, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., in Lipsett Amphitheater in the Clinical Center (Bldg. 10) on the NIH Campus in Bethesda, Maryland.


NIH Issues New Policy on Certificates of Confidentiality

September 14, 2017

Section 2012 of the 21st Century Cures Act authorized new provisions governing the authority of HHS to protect the privacy of research subjects. NIH’s new policy implements the new Certificates of Confidentiality statutory requirements.

grants binders notes

NINR Announces Two New Funding Opportunity Announcements

August 25, 2017

Two new funding opportunity announcements on NINR’s Centers programs are now posted. NINR will host an informational webinar for interested applicants.

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