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 area

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 391st153rd335th143rd
Arts and Humanities 382nd168th347th151st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 182nd99th149th96th
Chemistry 155th74th108th71st
Computer Science 374th135th282nd124th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 237th76th177th68th
Engineering 246th89th162nd85th
Environmental Science 475th201st387th185th
Mathematics 608th274th510th257th
Medicine 94th59th87th57th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 207th99th155th97th
Physics and Astronomy 94th43rd65th43rd
Psychology 122nd73rd115th69th
Social Sciences 457th161st388th140th
Veterinary 139th51st109th44th

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.

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