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Harvard: Twenty-two Faculty Cited as Outstanding in Their Fields

Twenty-two Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health faculty members are included on Thomson Reuter’s 2015 list of the most highly cited researchers in science and social sciences. Approximately 3,000 researchers worldwide earned this distinction.

Harvard Chan School faculty cited in multiple fields include: Dr. Frank Hu, molecular biology and genetics, agricultural sciences, clinical medicine, social sciences; Dr. Walter Willett, agricultural sciences, clinical medicine, social sciences; Dean David Hunter, molecular biology, genetics; Dr. JoAnn Manson, clinical medicine, social sciences; Dr. Rafael Irizarry, computer science, mathematics; and Dr. Peter Kraft, molecular biology, genetics. Other Harvard Chan faculty cited in social sciences include: Dr. Antonella Zanobetti, Dr. Ashish Jha, Dr. David Williams, Dr. Francesca Dominici, Dr. Ichiro Kawachi, Dr. James Robins, Dr. Joel Schwartz, Dr. Miguel Hernan, Dr. Nancy Krieger, Dr. SV Subramanian, and Dr. Tyler VanderWeele. Honored in clinical medicine included Dr. Majid Ezzati, Dr. Meir Stampfer, and Dr. Nancy Cook. Dr. Joseph Sodroski, and Dr. Bruce Walker were cited in microbiology.

To assemble the list, Thomson Reuters identified those articles in science and social sciences journals that were most frequently cited between 2003 and 2013. Those that ranked in the top 1 percent of citations for their subject field and year of publication were considered in determining the most influential researchers. Read more