Michael M.E. Johns, MD, former Emory University Chancellor and former Executive Vice President for Health Affairs will receive the 2015 Castle Connolly National Physician of the Year Award for Lifetime Achievement.
The award will be presented on March 23, 2015, in New York City.
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Michael M.E. Johns to receive Castle Connolly Lifetime Achievement Award
Researchers at Emory University received $521.8 million from external funding agencies in fiscal year 2014, a 2.56 percent increase over last fiscal year. This marks the fifth consecutive year that research funding has exceeded $500 million.
Researchers in Emory's Woodruff Health Sciences Center (WHSC) received nearly $483 million in FY14, or nearly 93 percent of the University total, with nearly $325 million in federal funding, including more than $288 million from the NIH.
Emory receives $521.8 million in research funding for 2014
A visionary partnership between Emory and Georgia Tech serves as a blueprint for collaboration between private and public research universities. This collaborative network attracts top researchers whose work enriches lives around the world.
Emory and Georgia Tech, which are Atlanta's only members of the prestigious Association of American Universities, together spent nearly $1.25 billion on scientific research last year. They support about 50,000 jobs altogether. And as members of the Georgia Research Alliance, they have started a combined 70 companies and introduced some 60 products.