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$540 million

By the Numbers

Researchers in Emory’s Woodruff Health Sciences Center (WHSC) received more than $540 million in research funding in 2016, or nearly 94% of the university total, with $364.9 million in federal funding, including $322.2 million from the NIH.

The WHSC includes the schools of medicine, public health, nursing, Yerkes National Primate Research Center, Winship Cancer Institute, and Emory Healthcare. The School of Medicine received nearly $348 million, the Rollins School of Public Health received $94.8 million, Yerkes National Primate Research Center received $79.1 million, and Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing received $15.1 million (and was ranked first among nursing schools for NIH funding).


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