UW Medicine faculty listed as Highly Cited Researchers

The list recognizes the influence of their published papers on science.

More than three dozen UW Medicine scientists have been named to the Highly Cited Researchers 2020 list from Clarivate.

The annual list identifies researchers who have significantly influenced their field by publishing many highly cited papers during the past decade. Their names are taken from the publications that rank in the top 1% by citations for their field and publication year in the Web of Science citation index.

The Highly Cited Researchers:

  • David Baker, Biochemistry
  • Michael J. Bamshad, Pediatrics
  • Michael Boeckh, Allergy and Infectious Diseases
  • Michael Brauer, Health Metrics Sciences
  • William A. Catterall, Pharmacolog
  • Aaron Cohen, Health Metrics Sciences
  • Louisa Degenhardt, Health Metrics Sciences
  • Patchen Dellinger, Surgery
  • Evan E. Eichler, Genome Sciences
  • Valery Feigin, Health Metrics Sciences
  • Michael J. Gale, Immunology
  • Simon I. Hay, Global Health and Health Metrics Sciences
  • Celestia S. Higano, Medicine/Oncology
  • Eric B. Larson, Medicine/General Internal Medicine
  • Choli Lee, Genome Sciences
  • Alan Lopez, Health Metrics Science
  • Gary H. Lyman, Medicine/Oncology
  • Ali Mokdad, Health Metrics Sciences
  • Christopher Murray, Health Metrics Sciences
  • Mohsen Naghavi, Health Metrics Sciences
  • Peter Nelson, Medical Oncology
  • Graham Nichol, Medicine/General Internal Medicine
  • Deborah A. Nickerson, Genome Sciences
  • William S. Noble, Genome Sciences
  • David M. Pigott, Health Metrics Sciences
  • Colin C. Pritchard, Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  • Ganesh Raghu, Medicine/Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep
  • Stanley Riddell, Medical Oncology
  • Brian Saelens, Pediatrics and Psychiatry
  • Jay Shendure, Genome Sciences
  • David L. Smith, Health Metrics Sciences
  • John A. Stamatoyannopoulos, Genome Sciences
  • Cole Trapnell, Genome Sciences
  • Piper Treuting. Comparative Medicine
  • Theo Vos, Health Metrics Sciences
  • Harvey Whiteford, Health Metrics Sciences
  • Maigeng Zhou, Health Metrics Sciences


– Leila Gray, 206.475.9809, leilag@uw.edu

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