EPH Funding Figures
The Department of Epidemiology and Public Health was awarded $19.2million in extramural funds in FY2015. EPH faculty participated on 35 SOM applications totaling $15.9m in total costs. The department anticipates a 4% increase in research funding in FY16. Factors pushing this growth include:
- growth in number of submitted proposals during FY15 both with EPH and beyond;
- successful execution of EPH Mock Study Section;
- greater collaboration across campuses;
- recruitment of research faculty.
The department is committed to expanding its research funding and to increasing the productivity of research projects.