Eight members of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) faculty are among the academics named on the Highly Cited Researchers 2022 list from Clarivate, a global leader in providing information and insights to accelerate the pace of innovation.
Faculty and affiliate faculty from IHME at the University of Washington (UW) make 17 appearances in a list of some 6,900 researchers from around the world who demonstrated significant influence in their chosen field or fields through the publication of multiple highly cited papers during the past decade (2011–2021). Since last year, the number of IHME researchers who made an appearance increased by 42%.
With 47 highly cited researchers, the UW is ranked #19 in the top 50 cited institutions.
The Highly Cited Researchers’ names are drawn from the publications that rank in the top 1% of citations for field and publication year in the Web of Science citation index.
The methodology that determines the “who’s who” of influential researchers draws on the data and analysis performed by bibliometric experts and data scientists at the Institute for Scientific Information at Clarivate.
One of the highly cited researchers is IHME Professor and Chief Strategy Officer of Population Health, Associate Chair for Collaboration, and Associate Chair for Equity Ali Mokdad, who has 627 publications and has been cited 139,127 times, according to Publons & Web of Science.
Publons & Web of Science also shows that IHME Professor and Director of Health Systems Dr. Rafael Lozano’s impact over time has gradually increased to a high in 2021, when he was cited 84,059 times in that year alone.
|Michael Brauer||Environment and Ecology||University of British Columbia, Canada|
|Richard Burnett||Environment and Ecology||Health Canada, Canada|
|Aaron Cohen||Environment and Ecology||Health Effects Institute, United States|
|Louisa Degenhardt||Clinical Medicine||University of New South Wales Sydney, Australia|
|Holly Erskine||Cross-Field||University of Washington, United States|
|Valery Feigin||Cross-Field||Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand|
|Alize Ferrari||Psychiatry and Psychology||University of Queensland, Australia|
|Simon I. Hay||Microbiology||University of Washington Seattle, United States|
|Heidi Larson||Cross-Field||The University of London, United Kingdom|
|Ali Mokdad||Cross-Field||University of Washington, United States|
|Christopher J.L. Murray||Clinical Medicine||University of Washington, United States|
|Mohsen Naghavi||Clinical Medicine||Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, United States|
|David M. Pigott||Cross-Field||University of Washington, United States|
|David L.Smith||Cross-Field||University of Washington, United States|
|Theo Vos||Clinical Medicine||Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, United States|
|Harvey A. Whiteford||Psychiatry and Psychology||University of Queensland, Australia|
|Maigeng Zhou||Cross-Field||Chinese Center for Disease Control & Prevention, China Mainland|
“Research fuels the race for knowledge and it is important that nations and institutions celebrate the individuals who drive the wheel of innovation,” David Pendlebury, Head of Research Analysis at the Institute for Scientific Information at Clarivate, said. “The Highly Cited Researchers list identifies and celebrates exceptional individual researchers at the University of Washington and the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation who are having a significant impact on the research community as evidenced by the rate at which their work is being cited by their peers. These individuals are helping to transform human ingenuity into our world’s greatest breakthroughs – and it is an honor to celebrate their achievements.”
The full 2022 Highly Cited Researchers list and executive summary can be found on the Highly Cited Researchers website.
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