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OHSU EM research sits at #3 in NIH funding

Blue Ridge Rankings

After some initial setbacks and multiple updates to last year's NIH data, the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research has finalized their 2015 rankings of NIH funding awards for U.S. medical schools.

OHSU Emergency Medicine research funding sat at the number three spot in the nation for the 2015 grant year – down slightly from a second place ranking last year. In addition to the overall achievement, five OHSU EM faculty members found themselves in the top 50 NIH funded principal investigators for Emergency Medicine research:

View the full Blue Ridge Emergency Medicine PI rankings

The data that Blue Ridge uses for determining these rankings is obtained from the Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tool (RePORT) from the National Institutes of Health.

The NIH itself does not rank the department strengths of the institutions it funds, so independent assessments like Blue Ridge provide a useful - though not definitive - measurement of how the school fits into the nation's overall biomedical research picture.

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