Zenk chosen to lead National Institute of Nursing Research

University of Illinois Cancer Center member Shannon Zenk has been selected by the National Institutes of Health to lead its National Institute of Nursing Research, or NINR. Zenk, PhD, MPH, RN, Nursing Collegiate Professor at the UIC College of Nursing and member of the UI Cancer Center’s Cancer Prevention and Control Program, is expected to join the NINR in the fall.

“Dr. Zenk’s diverse and original research experience paired with her expertise as a nurse educator make her an ideal choice to lead NIH’s efforts in nursing science,” said NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins in a news release. 

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