School of Nursing 12th in NIH funding, 1st in Big Ten

Feb 19, 2021
With nearly $6 million in awards to the School of Nursing and Earl. E. Bakken Center for Spirituality & Healing in 2020, the University of Minnesota ranked 12th in National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding to schools of nursing.

The annual tabulation conducted by the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research placed the University first among Big Ten Academic Alliance institutions and sixth among all public universities.

School of Nursing research is addressing health issues across the life span in local, state, national and global contexts. Its areas of excellence include health promotion among vulnerable populations, prevention and management of chronic health conditions, symptom management, and nursing informatics and systems innovation.