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Academic Health Center Research Contacts
Gary Gudelsky, PhD
James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy
Melanie Cushion, PhD
Senior Associate Dean for Research
College of Medicine
Donna Martsolf, PhD
Associate Dean for Research and Translation
College of Nursing
UC, classified as a university with "very high" research activity by the Carnegie Commission and ranked by the National Science Foundation as one of America’s top public universities for federal research expenditures, received more than $418 million in research funding in 2011.
UC Academic Health Center and its affiliates were responsible for bringing in more than $300 million of the research dollar total.
In 2009, the UC Academic Health Center was named the 39th recipient of an institutional Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA). This National Institutes of Health Funding, in the amount of $23 million, will help UC to bring innovations from the laboratory bench to the bedside and to applications within the community.
UC added another premier research facility to its Academic Health Center campus in 2008 with the opening of the CARE/Crawley Building. This facility boasts nine stories of lab, administrative, library and recreational spaces.
Laboratory Animal Medical Services
Academic Health Center Research Offices
College of Medicine Office of Research and Graduate Studies
First oral polio vaccine
First safe anti-knock gasoline
First use of YAG laser to remove brain tumor
More discoveries and developments
Facts and Figures (FY 2011)
· Research funding total (entire university including affiliates): $418,282,277
· Awards by unit (excluding affiliates)
College of Allied Health Sciences: $2,948,751
College of Medicine: $133,375,494
College of Nursing: $1,748,610
College of Pharmacy: $2,717,290
Hoxworth Blood Center: $423,683
· Research awards to UC by funding source (not including affiliates—based on the
university's total of $251,228,315)
Local Government: $390,457
State of Ohio: $10,927,316
Other, Nonprofit: $12,476,853