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Foundation: 1966

Mission: Improving the health of individuals and communities at home and throughout the world

Vision: Be the leading academic health sciences center in transforming health and healing, through education, discovery, prevention, and care

History: whsc.emory.edu

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Overall percentile
Research percentile
Innovation percentile
Societal percentile

Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Health sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject areas/categories

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal.

AreaWorldNorthern AmericaOECDUnited States
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +289th83rd183rd76th
Arts and Humanities 528th171st452nd151st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 196th92nd148th90th
Chemistry 264th93rd165th88th
Computer Science 729th182nd497th160th
Dentistry 446th92nd310th83rd
Engineering +382nd95th224th88th
Environmental Science 1243rd227th742nd207th
Mathematics 894th185th594th164th
Medicine +90th50th74th48th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 192nd72nd121st70th
Physics and Astronomy 74th31st46th31st
Psychology 136th79th129th72nd
Social Sciences +610th175th483rd150th
Veterinary 299th81st199th72nd

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatión allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

Where is the institution located?

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  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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