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NINR is Hiring: Director, Division of Extramural Science Programs

NINR is accepting applications from nurse scientists for the position of Director of the Division of Extramural Science Programs. Applications received by May 21 will be prioritized for consideration. You may contact Dr. Gwen Collman with questions and for more information about this vacancy at [email protected].

For more information about this job posting, please visit the NINR website.

NINR Director's Lecture: April 20, 2021

“Digital Health: Towards the Next Era of Healthcare Delivery and Chronic Disease Management”
April 20, 2021
1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. (ET)

In the upcoming Director's Lecture, Dr. Shaw will discuss the role that digital health is playing in transforming healthcare delivery and in creating new opportunities for chronic disease management across the lifespan.

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NIH Asks for Input on Effort to End Structural Racism in Biomedical Research

NIH has launched an effort to end structural racism in biomedical research through a new initiative called UNITE. You can find NIH Director, Francis Collins' statement here. NIH asks that you share your perspective and recommendations as we thoughtfully consider NIH’s proactive approach to address racial and health inequities in biomedical research. Comments can be submitted through the submission website and must be received by April 9, 2021.

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Source: https://www.nih.gov/ending-structural-racism

NIH Launches FIRST Program to Build Diverse Teams

The NIH Common Fund has launched the Faculty Institutional Recruitment for Sustainable Transformation (FIRST) program. NIH FIRST seeks to build diverse teams of early-career scientists and set them up for long-term success by fostering a culture of inclusive excellence. 

Read more about NIH FIRST here

NINR Welcomes New Members to Advisory Council

The National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) announced the appointment of five new members to the National Advisory Council for Nursing Research (NACNR). 

  • Grayson Holmbeck, PhD
  • Mallory Johnson, PhD 
  • Christopher Lee, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN, FHFSA
  • Cindy L. Munro, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, FAAN, FAANP, FAAAS
  • Elias Provencio-Vasquez, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAANP 

Read more about the new Advisory Council members here.

NIH Announces Two Research Opportunities

NIH has published two Research Opportunity Announcements for research concerning individuals who have been diagnosed with COVID-19 and suffer from post-acute manifestations of SARS-CoV-2 infection.

  • COVID19 Recovery Cohort ROA soliciting proposals for studies involving (a) clinical recovery cohorts, (b) EHR and other real-world data, and (c) autopsy cohorts; proposals must be received by 5:00 p.m., March 23, 2021.
  • Clinical Science Core ROA soliciting proposals for (a) a Data Resource Core, (b) a Clinical Studies Core, and (c) a Biospecimen Core; proposals must be received by 5:00 p.m., March 16, 2021.

Learn more here.

Director's Message from Dr. Shannon Zenk

NINR Director, Shannon Zenk, posted a message on structural inequalities in the United States and NINR's commitment to supporting nursing research that will identify interventions and policies to remove barriers to health equity.

Read her full announcement here

 

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NINR Hiring for Communications Director

NINR is accepting applications for Communications Director/Chief of the Office of Communications and Public Liaison to lead the Institute’s communications efforts to NINR stakeholders.

The candidate will be responsible for:

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2021 National Nursing Research Roundtable

National Nursing Research Roundtable
Nursing Research of the Future: Using Clinical Big Data to Explore Health Inequities and Social Determinants of Health
When: March 4-5 

Topics include:

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Director’s Lecture: Leveraging Strengths to Achieve Health Equity: From Clinical Insight to Program of Research

Dr. Sarah Szanton will virtually present “Leveraging Strengths to Achieve Health Equity: From Clinical Insight to Program of Research” on March 4 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. (ET). She will discuss the role of the environment and stressors on health disparities in older adults. 

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NIH Launched A New Website on COVID-19 Research

NIH has launched a new website that will provide up-to-date information about COVID-19 research at NIH. The website will serve as a central location for all NIH COVID-related content including funding and information on vaccines, treatments, and testing.

The website's content includes information on funding opportunities, funded projects by state and congressional district, how to join clinical trials or donate plasma, and resources from NIH’s Community Engagement Alliance (CEAL) Against COVID-19 Disparities, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and other federal agencies. 

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Dr. Shannon Zenk's Stephen E. Straus Distinguished Lecture is Now Available

A recording is now available for Dr. Zenk's lecture titled All Health Is Not Created Equal: Where You Live Matters. Her lecture social determinants of health and how vital integrative or multilevel approaches are when addressing health inequities. You can access the video here: ninr.nih.gov/newsandinformation/newsandnotes/strauslecture-2020-video

Summary of NINR Workshop: "Workshop on Innovative Models of Care for Reducing Inequities in Maternal Health" Now Available

In fall 2020, NINR held a virtual workshop on innovative models of care for reducing inequities in maternal health.

The workshop explored how healthcare providers can improve maternal and infant health for women in U.S. communities affected by racial discrimination, socioeconomic inequities and other system level factors that contribute to maternal health inequities.

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NINR Hosts 103rd Meeting of the National Advisory Council for Nursing Research

NINR will be hosting the 103rd open session of the National Advisory Council for Nursing Research.

Date: January 26, 2021
Time: 10:00 am - 1:15 pm ET
How to Join: NIH Videocast





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NIH Awards over $107 Million to Support Innovative Approaches to COVID-19 Testing and Surveillance

NIH awarded over $107 million to support innovative approaches to COVID-19 testing and surveillance. This will support over 40 research projects and grant supplements at 43 institutions. 

NINR is supporting the following awards through the RADx initiative:

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NIH Launches Funding Opportunities to Recruit Diverse Research Faculty

NIH is providing funding opportunities to recruit diverse research faculty. Applications for the Funding Opportunity Announcements are due March 1, 2021, with awards to be announced in 2021. 

You can read the NIH press release on these funding announcements here: NIH to fund cohort recruitment and development program to enhance diversity and inclusion among biomedical faculty.

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NINR is Accepting Applications for Program Officer / Health Scientist Administrator

The National Institute of Nursing Research is accepting applications for the position of Program Officer / Health Scientist Administrator.

The role of the Program Officer / Health Scientist Administrator is to initiate, develop, manage, and provide insights for the extramural research portfolio of the NINR. 

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Dr. Shannon Zenk Giving 2020 Straus Distinguished Lecture

All Health Is Not Created Equal: Where You Live Matters
By: Dr. Shannon Zenk
December 9, 2020 at 12:00 pm ET

NINR Director, Dr. Shannon Zenk, will give the 2020 Stephen E. Straus Distinguished Lecture. The lecture will be streamed via Videocast. Learn more about the event here

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NINR Announces the Beginning Stages of Their Next Strategic Plan

On Tuesday, November 17, Dr. Shannon Zenk announced NINR was developing its next strategic plan, to be released in late 2021/early 2022. You can visit this webpage to provide input on what you envision for the future of nursing science. You can email [email protected] with any ideas about future research directions.

Find out more here

NINR's GPP 2021 Applications Now Open

NINR is now accepting applications for its 2021 Graduate Partnerships Program (GPP). The GPP is an Institutional Partnership that combines the academic environment of a university with the comprehensive research resources available at NIH. 

Those selected conduct doctoral coursework at the partnership university. After all coursework is completed, the fellow then comes to the NIH campus in Bethesda, Maryland, to begin research toward a doctoral dissertation. Applications are due by 11:59 p.m. ET on Tuesday, December 1, 2020. Three letters of reference are due by 11:59 p.m. ET on Thursday, December 3, 2020. Click here for more information.

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