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UCLA Fielding School of Public Health scientists rank among world’s most-cited researchers

FSPH faculty members Sander GreenlandRonald HaysSteve HorvathMichael JerrettAndré Nel and Dr. Marc Suchard were included on the Web of Science Group annual list.

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Tuesday, November 19, 2019

The 2019 list of the world’s most influential scientific researchers includes six Fielding School faculty members:

- Sander Greenland, professor emeritus of epidemiology

- Ronald Hays, professor of health policy and management

- Steve Horvath, professor of biostatistics

- Michael Jerrett, professor and chair of environmental health sciences

- André Nel, professor of environmental health sciences

- Dr. Marc Suchard, professor of biostatistics

In its annual list, the Web of Science Group, which is a Clarivate Analytics company, names the most highly cited researchers — those whose work was most often referenced by other scientific research papers published from 2008 through 2018 in 21 fields across the sciences and social sciences.

“The Highly Cited Researchers 2019 list from the Web of Science Group contributes to the identification of that small fraction of the researcher population that contributes disproportionately to extending the frontiers of knowledge and gaining for society innovations that make the world healthier, richer, more sustainable, and more secure,” according to Web of Science Group.

UCLA researchers on the list have affiliations that include the UCLA College, the David Geffen School of Medicine, the Samueli School of Engineering, the Fielding School of Public Health, the California NanoSystems Institute, the Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, and the Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research.

Beyond the Fielding School, current UCLA faculty members and researchers who were named to the list are:

Matthew Budoff, cardiology
Duilio Cascio, molecular biology
Jun Chen, bioengineering
Bartosz Chmielowski, hematology and oncology
Michelle Craske, psychology, psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences
Xiangfeng Duan, chemistry
Bruce Dunn, materials science and engineering
Gregg Fonarow, cardiology
Daniel Geschwind, genetics, neurology and psychiatry
Michael Green, psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences
Zhen Gu, bioengineering
Kendall Houk, chemistry and biochemistry
Yu Huang, materials science and engineering
Steve Jacobsen, moclecular, cell and developmental biology and genetics
Richard Kaner, chemistry and materials science
Ali Khademhosseini, bioengineering
Nathan Kraft, ecology and evolutionary biology
Peter Langfelder, biostatistics
Dennis Lettenmaier, geography, and civil and environmental engineering
Zhaoyang Lin, materials science and chemistry
Roger Lo, dermatology and oncology
Aldons Lusis, medicine
Bengt Muthen, health
Ni Ni, physics
Stanley Osher, mathematics, and chemical and biomolecular engineering
Matteo Pellegrini, computational biology
Dinesh Rao, hematopathology and hematology
Steven Reise, psychology
Antoni Ribas, hematology and oncology
Lawren Sack, ecology and evolutionary biology
Jeffrey Saver, neurology
Michael Sawaya, molecular biology
Ali Sayed, electrical and computer engineering
Michael Sofroniew, neurobiology
Terence Tao, mathematics
Kang Wang, electrical and computer engineering
Edward L. Wright, physics and astronomy
Tian Xia, nanobiology
Yang Yang, materials science and engineering
Wotao Yin, mathematics
Jeffrey Zink, chemistry

source: UCLA Newsroom