McMaster experts make 2021 international list of highly cited researchers

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Twenty McMaster University experts have made the 2021 international list of highly cited researchers, two more than last year.

The list, which is compiled annually by Clarivate Analytics, recognize researchers with significant and broad influence, both within their fields and across disciplines. Researchers whose work is on the list are in the top one per cent of citations for their field in the Web of Science citation index.

More than 6,600 researchers from around the world made this year’s list, including more than 200 Canadians. Those named represent approximately one in every 1,000 researchers in the sciences and social sciences.

The McMaster researchers on the list are: 

  • Elie Akl (Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence and Impact)
  • Altaf Arain (School of Earth, Environment and Society)
  • Joseph Beyene (Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact)
  • Jan Brozek (Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence and Impact)
  • Stuart Connolly (Medicine, Cardiology)
  • Mark Crowther (Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine)
  • P.J. Devereaux (Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact; Medicine, Cardiology)
  • John Eikelboom (Medicine, Hematology and Thromboembolism)
  • Gordon Guyatt (Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact; named in two fields)
  • Roman Jaeschke (Department of Medicine)
  • Glenda MacQueen (formerly of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences)
  • Paul Moayyedi (Department of Medicine)
  • Stuart Phillips (Department of Kinesiology)
  • Walter Reinisch (formerly of the Department of Medicine)
  • Nancy Santesso (Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact)
  • Holger Schünemann (Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact; Medicine, General Internal Medicine)
  • Gregory Steinberg (Department of Medicine)
  • Jeffrey Weitz (Medicine, Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences)
  • Gerard Wright (Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences)
  • Salim Yusuf (Department of Medicine)

“Sincere congratulations to our highly cited researchers whose impact across a range of fields demonstrates McMaster University at the cutting edge of scientific discovery,” said Karen Mossman, McMaster’s vice-president of research.

 “Having their work used by so many other researchers really proves that our scientists are working towards a brighter world.”

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