Eighteen HSPH faculty among most cited in their fields

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Eighteen Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) faculty members—more faculty than at any other school of public health—have been included on a new list of the most highly cited researchers in the sciences and the social sciences, compiled by Thomson Reuters. Approximately 3,000 researchers worldwide earned this distinction.

Faculty members with primary appointments at HSPH on the list included Edward Giovannucci, professor of nutrition and epidemiology; Frank Hu, professor of nutrition and epidemiology; David Hunter, Vincent L. Gregory Professor in Cancer Prevention; Rafael Irizarry, professor of biostatistics; Ashish Jha, professor of health policy and management; Peter Kraft, professor of epidemiology; Meir Stampfer, professor of epidemiology and nutrition; Walter Willett, Fredrick John Stare Professor of Epidemiology and Nutrition; and David Williams, Florence Sprague Norman and Laura Smart Norman Professor of Public Health.

Faculty members with secondary appointments at HSPH on the list included Julie Buring, professor in the Department of EpidemiologyNancy Cook, professor in the Department of Epidemiology; David Cutler, professor in the Department of Global Health and PopulationJohn Hutchinson, research associate in the Department of BiostatisticsJoann Manson, professor in the Department of Epidemiology; Dariush Mozaffarian, adjunct associate professor of epidemiology; Shuji Ogino, associate professor in the Department of Epidemiology; Joseph Sodroski, professor in the Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases; and Eric Rimm, professor in the Departments of Epidemiology and Nutrition.