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NINR Walk Promotes Heart Healthy Activities

On the stairs of Bldg. 1, large group of people pose for photo.

NINR staff celebrate American Heart Month in front of Bldg. 1.

Photo: Andrew Liang

Several people walk across campus while wearing red.

NINR staff walk across campus while wearing red. It was also American Heart Month.

Photo: Andrew Liang

Four women smile as they hold up apples.

NINR staff hold apples in front of Bldg. 1.

Photo: Andrew Liang

Chidester gestures toward her poster.

Stephanie Chidester presents her GPP poster “Role of Small Extracellular Vesicles in Pancreatic ß-Cell Function and Viability: New Proposal.”

Photo: Andrew Liang

In recognition of American Heart Month, the Division of Intramural Research at the National Institute of Nursing Research recently organized a walk for NINR staff. 

The event encouraged staff to nourish both their hearts and their minds, starting with poster presentations from Graduate Partnerships Program (GPP) pre-doctoral fellows Delia Sass and Stephanie Chidester.

Following the presentations, the group took a brisk walk across campus to Bldg. 1 where they enjoyed heart-healthy snacks. Colleagues encouraged each other to be heart-healthy and raised awareness for the health observance by wearing red.

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