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21 UNC School of Medicine faculty members were named in the 2019 Thomas Reuters List of Highly Cited Researchers.

The annual list of Highly Cited Researchers from Thomson Reuters recognizes the most influential researchers of the past decade, demonstrated by the production of multiple highly-cited papers than rank in the top 1% by citations for field and year in Web of Science. In 2019, fewer than 6,300, or .1% of the world’s researchers, across 21 research fields, have earned this exclusive distinction. This includes 21 faculty members from the School of Medicine.

Wesley Burks, MD (Dean, SOM, Dept. of Pediatrics)

John Buse, MD, PhD (Dept. of Medicine)

Mike Cohen, MD (Dept. of Medicine)

Lisa Carey, MD, FASCO (Dept. of Medicine)

Aravinda de Silva, PhD (Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology)

Joseph Eron, MD (Dept. of Medicine)

Katherine Hoadley, PhD (Dept. of Genetics)

Xi-Ping Huang, PhD (Dept. of Pharmacology)

David Margolis, MD (Dept. of Medicine)

Piotr Mieczkowski, MSc, PhD (Dept. of Genetics)

Ed Miao, MD, PhD (Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology)

Joel Parker, PhD (Dept. of Genetics)

Diana Perkins, MD, MPH (Dept. of Psychiatry)

Chuck Perou, PhD (Dept. of Genetics)

Barry Popkin, PhD (Dept. of Nutrition)

Bryan Roth, MD, PhD (Dept. of Pharmacology)

Sidney Smith, MD, FAHA, FESC, FACP, MACC (Dept. of Medicine)

Patrick Sullivan, MD, FRANZCP (Dept. of Genetics)

Jenny Ting, PhD (Dept. of Genetics)

Ralph Baric, PhD (Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology – primary appointment at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health)

Leaf Huang, PhD (Dept. of Biomedical Engineering – primary appointment at the Eshelman School of Pharmacy)

You can find a list of all of the Highly Cited Researchers from UNC and other institutions here. Congratulations to all those listed!