Woodruff Health Sciences CenterHealth

United States

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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 +344th141st281st136th
Arts and Humanities +372nd162nd336th149th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 153rd77th123rd75th
Chemistry 134th59th92nd56th
Computer Science 346th114th246th105th
Dentistry 370th104th286th96th
Engineering +285th100th196th96th
Environmental Science 446th204th356th189th
Mathematics 448th182nd360th170th
Medicine +82nd49th71st47th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 162nd72nd112th70th
Physics and Astronomy 75th26th43rd26th
Psychology 131st77th125th71st
Social Sciences +471st168th397th150th
Veterinary 314th93rd231st81st

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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