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June 12, 2003

NIH rankings for Pitt Health Sciences schools

The recently released National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding figures for fiscal year 2002 show Pitt at No. 8 nationally, with 801 total awards for more than $308 million. (Johns Hopkins University is No. 1, with 1,204 NIH awards totaling $510 million.)

Of Pitt’s amount, 93 percent is funding for the Schools of the Health Sciences, according to Michelle Broido, associate vice chancellor for basic biomedical research and director, Office of Research, Health Sciences.

Following is a breakdown of NIH awards by Health Sciences school.

School FY2002 ranking FY2002 total awards

Dental Medicine 22nd $ 3,004,226

Health & Rehabilitation Sciences 11th $ 915,095

Medicine 10th $ 226,298,000

Nursing 6th $ 5,136,986

Pharmacy 17th $ 3,006,050

Public Health 4th $ 47,010,728

Broido pointed out that the medical school figure does not include NIH funding for the Department of Pediatrics and the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, which is reported through awards granted to Children’s Hospital and Magee-Womens Hospital, respectively.

—Peter Hart

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