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The purpose of the NINR Research Centers is to support the sustainability of existing Centers of Excellence, and to plan and build new research teams to enhance interdisciplinary, biobehavioral research for scientists conducting research in multiple, complex chronic conditions in human adult populations.

Centers Program Contact:

Dr. Jeri L. Miller
Chief, Office of End-of-Life and Palliative Care Research
NINR Centers Program


Dr. Lynn S. Adams
Health Science Administrator

Dr. Karen Kehl
Health Science Administrator


Frequently Asked Questions about the NINR Research Centers Program and Program Projects

Click here to get answers to some Frequently Asked Questions about NINR's P20 and P30 Centers of Excellence.

For more specific inquiries, please call or email the NINR Program Project or Center Contacts listed above.