Radiation Oncology top ranked in NIH funding

January 19, 2017

Winship's Department of Radiation Oncology is ranked sixth in the nation for National Institutes of Health (NIH) Research grants, according to the annual Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research report. "The high rankings of our department speak to the outstanding research being conducted by our investigators," says Walter J. Curran, Jr., MD, chair of the department and executive director of Winship. "Congratulations to all who participate in and support the research that has led to this recognition."

The Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing is ranked number one in the nation in NIH funding among all nursing schools for the first time ever. In addition, Emory's Department of Pathology (third), Department of Pediatrics (fourth), Department of Microbiology (sixth), Department of Surgery (eighth), and Rollins School of Public Health (ninth) were all highly ranked nationally in NIH funding in comparison to their peer units.