Department of Pediatrics ranks high in NIH research funding

The University of Wisconsin Department of Pediatrics continues to be a leader among medical school pediatric departments in federal research funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), according to the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research. The recently released 2020 rankings lists the Department of Pediatrics as No. 13 in the nation with over $23.1 million in funding from the NIH. The department has continued to rise in national rankings of research dollars, up from No. 28 in 2010, and has ranked in the top 15 for four years straight.