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University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center
Publish Date: 04/06/01
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Academic Health Center Ranked in Top Tier by US News and World Report

Cincinnati--The University of Cincinnati (UC) Colleges of Medicine and Nursing stand among the nation's most reputable graduate colleges and programs, according to the latest U.S. News and World Report rankings.

"We are pleased with the excellent education and research programs at the College of Medicine and the high quality medical care provided at the medical center," said Andrew Filak, Jr., MD, associate dean of medical education at the UC College of Medicine.

"Our faculty and students truly reflect the high quality of education, research and patient care programs at the UC College of Nursing," said Andrea Lindell, RN, MSN, DNSc, dean of the UC College of Nursing. "It is an honor to be among the best schools in the nation. We are delighted to be ranked 52nd out of the 781 nursing colleges in the United States."

U.S. News and World Report predicts healthcare to be the one of most promising careers until 2006 with one in every six American jobs in the healthcare industry. According to U.S. News and World Report, researchers, clinical investigators, acute-care nurse practitioners, informaticians, palliative-care specialists and geriatricians are the fastest growing healthcare specialties.

The following is a summary of top-ranked UC programs and colleges:

Top Specialty Programs-Pediatrics
UC College of Medicine #6

Top Medical Schools-Research
UC College of Medicine #48

Top Medical Schools-Primary Care
UC College of Medicine #50

Top Schools of Nursing
UC College of Nursing #52

The U.S. News and World Report 2002 America's Best Graduate Schools rankings are available online at or on newsstands.

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