UF College of Nursing Top 10 Public College in NIH Funding Ranking 

No. 10 among public school No. 17 overall in NIH Funding for schools of nursing in 2023. UF College of Nursing University of Florida

The University of Florida College of Nursing’s National Institutes of Health funding for 2023 cracked the top 10 among public colleges for the first time, according to the latest rankings by the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research.

The College of Nursing also ranked No. 17 nationally among all schools remaining firmly in the top 20 after receiving 10 awards for more than $5.5 million, according to the Blue Ridge report.

“Our research endeavors have achieved remarkable success, with our recent rise in the NIH rankings serving as a testament to our collective dedication and excellence. I am proud of our accomplishments, and I am confident that we possess the creativity and resilience to redefine the landscape of nursing education, research and practice,” said UF College of Nursing Dean Shakira Henderson, Ph.D., D.N.P., M.S., M.P.H., EMBA.

Research funding at the college focuses on a range of topical health care foci, including symptom science, palliative care and health care quality. Recently, the college has begun to increase its footprint in nursing informatics through supporting a cohort of six nursing informatics scientists, helping further a university-wide mission to become a regional leader in artificial intelligence innovation.