The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Medicine Ranking

United States Established: 1972 Scholars: 34
Top Scientists Overview

Top scientists

Position in the ranking is based on each scientist’s h-index using data compiled from Microsoft Graph by December 6th 2021.

This ranking lists all top researchers from the Medicine discipline and affiliated with The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. There are a total of 34 researchers included with 2 of them also being included in the global ranking. The total sum for the h-index values for top scientists in The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston is 3,072 with a mean value for the h-index of 90.35. The total sum of publications for top scientists in The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston is 12,545 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 368.97.

Overview

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is a public educational institution in Houston Texas. Established in the Texas Medical Center grounds, the institution was established in 1972 by the University of Texas Board of Regents. With a selective admission policy and modern educational and clinical facilities, UTHealth is regarded as one of the premier medical universities in the nation.

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Key Statistics

UTHealth's academic structure is organized into six schools. These schools include the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School, the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center UTHealth Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, the School of Dentistry, and the School of Public Health. It offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in medicine, nursing, biomedical informatics, and dentistry.

It has over 5,000 undergraduates and postgraduates. The university also employs over 7,000 academic and administrative staff members across multiple departments. Among its most notable faculty members include UTHealth professor James "Red" Duke, American microbiologist Millicent Goldschmidt, and public health educator Robert Palmer Beasley.

Other The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston key statistics are its academic and administrative facilities that include a Child Development Center, student housing, and multiple dining halls. The university also has multiple libraries, including the UT School of Health Public Library, the UT Medical Branch Moody Library, and the UT School of Public Health Library.

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Research

UTHealth cooperates with external organizations to generate funding for their research activities. Among the organizations that provide grants and fellowships to support the university's research efforts are the American Heart Association, the National Science Foundation, and the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.

The university has performed thorough research in various disciplines but they are known for producing high-quality outputs in medicine, biology, and internal medicine. They have also sent its researchers to international research conferences and symposiums such as WebSci: Web Science, EMBC: International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, and AMIA: American Medical Informatics Association Annual Symposium.

Its most cited research output is Saitou and Nei's (1987) "The neighbor-joining method: A new method for reconstructing phylogenetic trees," which was published in Molecular Biology and cited 63,668 times. Meanwhile, UTHealth's second most popular research work is Lander et al.'s (2001) "Initial sequencing and analysis of the human genome," which was published in Nature and has 27,476 citations.

On the other hand, its third most popular output is Arnett et al.'s (1988) "The American Rheumatism Association 1987 revised criteria for the classification of rheumatoid arthritis." This article which outlines the revised criteria for the identification of rheumatoid arthritis generated from a computerized evaluation of 262 patients was published in Arthritis and Rheumatism and cited 24,391 times.

Other The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston research facilities are its modern research centers and institutes. These include the Center for Antimicrobial Resistance and Microbial Genomics, the Center for Cardiovascular Biology & Atherosclerosis Research, and the Center for Human Development Research.
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384 World 236 National Eric Boerwinkle

Eric Boerwinkle

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, United States
H-index 152 Citations 118,640 950
704 World 424 National John B. Holcomb

John B. Holcomb

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, United States
H-index 139 Citations 66,512 697
1106 World 664 National Herbert L. DuPont

Herbert L. DuPont

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, United States
H-index 128 Citations 56,634 685
1795 World 1050 National John D. Reveille

John D. Reveille

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, United States
H-index 117 Citations 43,930 458
2402 World 1396 National Johnny Huard

Johnny Huard

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, United States
H-index 110 Citations 43,036 425
2473 World 1430 National Barbara J. Stoll

Barbara J. Stoll

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, United States
H-index 110 Citations 52,736 350
2916 World 1682 National James T. Willerson

James T. Willerson

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, United States
H-index 106 Citations 54,923 383
3170 World 1836 National Carlos A. Perez

Carlos A. Perez

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, United States
H-index 104 Citations 42,767 519
3605 World 2060 National Jair C. Soares

Jair C. Soares

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, United States
H-index 101 Citations 34,429 492
3779 World 2154 National Baha M. Sibai

Baha M. Sibai

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, United States
H-index 100 Citations 38,361 394
3832 World 2168 National Charles E. Wade

Charles E. Wade

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, United States
H-index 100 Citations 44,946 552
6001 World 3331 National João Quevedo

João Quevedo

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, United States
H-index 90 Citations 27,130 650
6464 World 3569 National Holger K. Eltzschig

Holger K. Eltzschig

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, United States
H-index 88 Citations 27,184 269
7317 World 4003 National Louise D. McCullough

Louise D. McCullough

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, United States
H-index 86 Citations 19,616 302
8061 World 4392 National Joseph B. McCormick

Joseph B. McCormick

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, United States
H-index 84 Citations 22,432 266
8251 World 4500 National Heinrich Taegtmeyer

Heinrich Taegtmeyer

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, United States
H-index 83 Citations 32,010 257
8388 World 4618 National Christopher D. Harner

Christopher D. Harner

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, United States
H-index 83 Citations 24,212 224
8419 World 4634 National Hazim J. Safi

Hazim J. Safi

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, United States
H-index 83 Citations 24,319 249
8660 World 4694 National Dianna M. Milewicz

Dianna M. Milewicz

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, United States
H-index 82 Citations 27,289 243
8971 World 4865 National Myriam Fornage

Myriam Fornage

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, United States
H-index 81 Citations 74,168 263
9322 World 5077 National Lemuel A. Moyé

Lemuel A. Moyé

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, United States
H-index 81 Citations 50,330 190
9383 World 4994 National John F. Annegers

John F. Annegers

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, United States
H-index 81 Citations 30,095 123
9432 World 5109 National John H. Rex

John H. Rex

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, United States
H-index 80 Citations 36,986 172
9767 World 5271 National Charles C. Miller

Charles C. Miller

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, United States
H-index 80 Citations 18,914 260
10964 World 5855 National Antônio Lúcio Teixeira

Antônio Lúcio Teixeira

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, United States
H-index 77 Citations 22,573 837
11000 World 5865 National Frank C. Arnett

Frank C. Arnett

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, United States
H-index 77 Citations 43,877 165
11049 World 5879 National Jerry S. Wolinsky

Jerry S. Wolinsky

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, United States
H-index 77 Citations 50,475 290
11646 World 6157 National Sally W. Vernon

Sally W. Vernon

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, United States
H-index 76 Citations 20,806 262
13371 World 7018 National L. M. Buja

L. M. Buja

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, United States
H-index 73 Citations 15,585 263
14349 World 7439 National Stephen K. Tyring

Stephen K. Tyring

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, United States
H-index 72 Citations 12,867 376
14982 World 7818 National Barbara C. Tilley

Barbara C. Tilley

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, United States
H-index 71 Citations 30,948 199
15032 World 7908 National Brooks D. Cash

Brooks D. Cash

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, United States
H-index 71 Citations 16,175 243
15212 World 7937 National Ernst Knobil

Ernst Knobil

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, United States
H-index 71 Citations 39,636 157
15596 World 8053 National Michael R. Blackburn

Michael R. Blackburn

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, United States
H-index 70 Citations 12,909 170
15814 World 8162 National Richard W. Smalling

Richard W. Smalling

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, United States
H-index 70 Citations 27,186 252
16047 World 8229 National Harold W. Kohl

Harold W. Kohl

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, United States
H-index 70 Citations 37,482 238

Our research was coordinated by Imed Bouchrika, PhD, a computer scientist with a well-established record of collaboration on a number of international research projects with different partners from the academic community. His role was to make sure all data remained unbiased, accurate, and up-to-date.

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