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Hopkins Nursing Ranks No. 4 for NIH Funding

by Pamela McComas

IOM Recommendation 6Critical research conducted by Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing faculty and doctoral students earned the School a No. 4 national ranking among schools of nursing receiving federal research funding awarded by the NIH for 2011.

“What a wonderful accomplishment for our faculty and PhD students,” says associate dean for research Jerilyn Allen, ScD, RN. “Congratulations to the nurse researchers whose funding directly contributed to our total dollars.”

Over the past several years, the School has climbed in the rankings from seventh in 2006 and 2007 to No. 6 in 2008, to No. 5 in 2009, and then to No. 4 in 2010.

For 2011, the School’s faculty and doctoral student researchers received more than 6.5 million dollars to fund research about cardiovascular health, violence prevention, end-of-life care, symptom management, effective parenting, cancer prevention, and elder care.

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