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UWM Nursing Increases NIH Funding Ranking for 2021

UWM Campus Aerial View with Campus and Downtown Milwaukee in background

UW-Milwaukee College of Nursing is ranked in the top 30 of total National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding to Schools of Nursing for federal fiscal year 2021. In 2021 there were 85 Schools of Nursing that received NIH funding, the College moved up 18 spots from the 2020 rankings.

Contributing to this leap in ranking is Drs. Lucy Mkandawire-Valhmu, Michele Polfuss and Hyunkyoung Oh along with their research teams, collaborators and countless other faculty who have been federally funded.

The numbers were compiled by the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research (BRIMR), by Robert Roskoski Jr. and Tristram G. Parslow.