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Research Stats and Fast Facts

2013

The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital is one of the fastest growing pediatric research centers in the United States. Among free-standing children’s hospitals, Nationwide Children's currently ranks in the top ten based on NIH funding.

In 2013, The Research Institute faculty and staff included:

  • 55 Research Fellows
  • 45 Graduate Students
  • 1007 Employees
  • 161 Principal Investigators*

* Includes faculty from The Research Institute and faculty from Nationwide Children's Hospital with $50,000 or more in research funding support.

Also in 2013:

  • Publications from Nationwide Children's research faculty totaled 609
  • 35 patents were filed
  • 5 patents were issued
  • Number of inventions totaled 41

Endowed Chairs

Endowed chairs represent the most prestigious and significant recognition of a scientist's or a clinician's work. At Nationwide Children's, we are proud to be home to many faculty members whose dedication and achievements are worthy of this distinction.

Lauren Bakaletz, PhD
Tillie E. Coleman Endowed Chair in Pediatric Research
This chair supports research in genetics and molecular medicine at Nationwide Children's

        

John Barnard, MD
Ann I. Wolfe Endowed Chair in Research Leadership
This chair recognizes the ongoing transformative contributions Ann Isaly Wolfe makes to Nationwide Children’s as a leader, fundraiser and philanthropist

Gail Besner, MD
H. William Clatworthy Jr, Professorship in Surgery at The Ohio State University College of Medicine
This chair is designated for a distinguished scholar in pediatric surgery. The chair is named in honor of the first pediatric surgeon at Nationwide Children’s

 

John Cheatham, MD
George H. Dunlap Endowed Chair in Interventional Cardiology
This chair is part of a $50 million gift to Nationwide Children's from the Nationwide Foundation

Tim Cripe, MD
Gordon Teter Endowed Chair in Pediatric Cancer
This chair was established in 2002 to recruit/support the efforts of the pediatric cancer program at Nationwide Children’s

  carlo di lorenzo, MD, endowed chair

Carlo Di Lorenzo, MD
Robert F. and Edgar T. Wolfe Foundation Chair in Pediatric Gastroenterology
This chair is part of four permanent endowment funds established by the Wolfe Foundation, which provides support for a nationally eminent pediatric researcher

Tim Feltes, MD
Andy Paxton Endowed Chair in Cardiology
This chair ensures that funds are available in perpetuity to retain a highly prominent physician in a leadership position in the Section of Cardiology at Nationwide Children's

 

Mark Galantowicz, MD
Murray D. Lincoln Endowed Chair in Cardiothoracic Surgery
This chair is part of a $50 million gift to Nationwide Children's from the Nationwide Foundation

Peter Houghton, PhD
Elizabeth M. & Richard M. Ross Endowed Chair in Pediatric Research
This chair supports research into the molecular basis of various childhood cancers at Nationwide Children's

 

Brian Kaspar endowed chair

Brian Kaspar, PhD
Grant Morrow, III, MD, Endowed Chair in Pediatric Research
This chair is supported by Arthur E. Shepard and Dorothy D. Shepard, who chose to honor the tireless service and long commitment of Grant Morrow, III, MD, to research at Nationwide Children's

Jerry R. Mendell, MD
Dwight E. Peters and Juanita R. Curran Endowed Chair in Pediatric Research
This chair supports Dr. Mendell's research on neuromuscular disorders and is intended to benefit children for generations to come

 

Octavio Ramilo, MD
Henry Cramblett Chair in Medicine
This chair provides salary and program support in the Department of Pediatrics for a distinguished pediatrician who is nationally noted for leading research and patient care in the area of infectious diseases

E. Steve Roach, MD
Robert F. and Edgar T. Wolfe Foundation Chair in Pediatric Neurology
This chair is part of four permanent endowment funds established by the Wolfe Foundation, which provides support for a nationally eminent pediatric researcher

 

Gary Smith, MD, MPH
Dimon R. McFerson Endowed Chair in Injury Research
This chair is part of a $50 million gift to Nationwide Children's from the Nationwide Foundation

William Smoyer, MD
Robert Kidder Chair in Clinical and Translational Research
This chair supports research in pediatric clinical and translational research

 

Veronica Vieland, PhD, Battelle Chair

Veronica Vieland, PhD
Battelle Chair in Quantitative and Computational Biology
This chair supports research in mathematical medicine, quantitative and computational biology

Chris Walker, PhD
Wilby S. Cowan Endowed Chair in Pediatric Research
This chair supports research in genetics and molecular medicine at Nationwide Children's

   

 

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