Press - May 29th, 2018
The National Black Nurses Association is pleased to announce that it has selected ten chapters to receive funding to promote educational outreach and awareness of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) All of Us Research Program. Launched by the NIH on May 6, 2018, the All of Us is a new research program that seeks to advance precision medicine and speed up health research breakthroughs. To do this, All of Us seeks to enroll one million people who will share information about their health, habits, and what it’s like where they live. By looking for patterns in this information, researchers may learn more about what affects people’s health and understand more about why people get sick or stay healthy.
The purpose of these small awards will be to educate nurses, nursing students, and the community about the All of Us Research Program. The 10 chapters who will receive funding are:
###The Mission of NBNA is to serve as the voice for black nurses and diverse populations ensuring equal access to professional development, promoting educational opportunities and improving health.
All of Us is a service mark of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.