JHU School of Nursing ranks No. 1 in NIH funding

The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing ranks No. 1 among schools of nursing for total funding received from the National Institutes of Health.

For fiscal year 2012, ended in October, the school earned $8,597,790 in NIH grants for nursing research on subjects ranging from cardiovascular disease to aging to violence prevention. That total moves the school up in the rankings from fiscal year 2011, when it was No. 4, with more than $6.5 million in grants.

The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing is considered a leader in U.S. nursing research, with three research centers, fellowships in four distinct research areas, and targeted research programs in cardiovascular risk reduction, end-of-life care, community-based health promotion, health disparities, interpersonal violence, psychoneuroimmunology, psychiatric and mental health, and symptom management.