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Dentist Selected To Head The National Institute Of Nursing Research – Nurses Are Outraged

September 17, 2019
by Nurse.org

The National Institute for Nursing Research, which is the largest federal nursing research institute and disburses federal grants, will soon be headed by a biologist and a dentist.

Lawrence Tabak, who has served as the former principal deputy director and is a doctor of dental surgery (DDS), will serve as the interim director. Tara Schwartz, who has served as the associate deputy director and has a Ph.D. in biology, will fill the role of deputy interim director. They are taking over after Ann Cashion, who has a doctorate in nursing, announced her resignation.

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