Wake Forest University

Wake Forest University

Medicine Ranking

United States Established: 1834 Scholars: 41
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 Wake Forest University. There are a total of 41 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 Wake Forest University is 3,762 with a mean value for the h-index of 91.76. The total sum of publications for top scientists in Wake Forest University is 15,528 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 378.73.

Overview

Wake Forest University

Wake Forest University (WFU) is a private research university in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Established in 1834 as Wake Forest Manual Labor Institute, it originally opened in Raleigh before it moved to its current location in 1941. It underwent several restructuring and name changes before it adopted its current name in 1967. With a student body that comes from every part of the United States and more than 40 countries, WFU is recognized as one of the top universities in the country.

Wake Forest University Key Statistics

WFU is organized into several schools. These include the School of Business, the School of Law, the School of Medicine, and the School of Divinity. It offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in liberal arts, medicine, business management, and economics.

It has a student population of nearly 9,000, including over 5,000 undergraduates and more than 3,000 postgraduates. The university also employs more than 6,200 academic staff members across its several campus locations. These campuses include the Clarkson campus, the Reynolda campus, and the Wake Forest Innovation Quarter.

Other Wake Forest University key statistics are its academic and administrative facilities that range from housing and dining services to health and wellness services and student and career centers. The university also has a comprehensive library system, which is composed of the Z. Smith Reynolds Library, the Coy C. Carpenter Library, the Law Library, and the Business Information Commons. Moreover, students can participate in more than 250 student organizations.

Wake Forest University Research

WFU is classified among “R2: Doctoral Universities” for its high research activity. Its research efforts are funded by financial support from the Provost Grant for Academic Excellence, the Wake Forest Research Fellowship, and the Collaborative Pilot Grants program.

Its top three research topics are medicine, biology, and population. Wake Forest University researchers have also attended international research conferences and symposia, such as ATS: American Thoracic Society International Conference, WebSci: Web Science, and ICC: International Conference on Communications.

The university’s most cited research work is Lozano et al.’s (2012) “Global and regional mortality from 235 causes of death for 20 age groups in 1990 and 2010: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010,” which was published in The Lancet and has 14,753 citations to date. Its second most popular research output is Gerstein et al.’s (2008) “Effects of intensive glucose lowering in type 2 diabetes,” which was published in the New England Journal of Medicine and has been cited 10,055 times.

Meanwhile, its third most popular research work is Murray et al.’s (2012) “Disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) for 291 diseases and injuries in 21 regions, 1990-2010: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010.” This article, which talks about disease and injury burden across 187 countries, was published in The Lancet and has so far been cited 9,298 times to date.

In addition, there is also a wide range of Wake Forest University research centers and institutes. These include the Center for Bioethics, Health and Society, the Center for Energy, Environment and Sustainability, the Center for Entrepreneurship, and the Center for Functional Materials.
World
National
Scholar
H-index
Citations
Publications
11 World 9 National Ralph B. D'Agostino

Ralph B. D'Agostino

Wake Forest University, United States
H-index 258 Citations 293,733 1,148
772 World 468 National Gregory L. Burke

Gregory L. Burke

Wake Forest University, United States
H-index 137 Citations 74,987 394
1053 World 629 National Stephen B. Kritchevsky

Stephen B. Kritchevsky

Wake Forest University, United States
H-index 129 Citations 70,162 539
1459 World 881 National Anthony Atala

Anthony Atala

Wake Forest University, United States
H-index 121 Citations 56,490 768
1513 World 916 National Curt D. Furberg

Curt D. Furberg

Wake Forest University, United States
H-index 121 Citations 78,574 373
2431 World 1413 National Carlos M. Ferrario

Carlos M. Ferrario

Wake Forest University, United States
H-index 110 Citations 36,412 494
2937 World 1687 National Karl-Erik Andersson

Karl-Erik Andersson

Wake Forest University, United States
H-index 106 Citations 43,963 728
3326 World 1898 National Dalane W. Kitzman

Dalane W. Kitzman

Wake Forest University, United States
H-index 103 Citations 46,234 424
3574 World 2031 National Suzanne Craft

Suzanne Craft

Wake Forest University, United States
H-index 101 Citations 44,633 251
3768 World 2167 National David M. Herrington

David M. Herrington

Wake Forest University, United States
H-index 100 Citations 50,276 378
4387 World 2480 National Steven R. Feldman

Steven R. Feldman

Wake Forest University, United States
H-index 97 Citations 45,921 1,003
4544 World 2568 National Ronald J. Prineas

Ronald J. Prineas

Wake Forest University, United States
H-index 96 Citations 56,025 320
4556 World 2566 National Pamela W. Duncan

Pamela W. Duncan

Wake Forest University, United States
H-index 96 Citations 45,424 253
4629 World 2619 National Carl D. Langefeld

Carl D. Langefeld

Wake Forest University, United States
H-index 95 Citations 31,488 430
4688 World 2655 National Lynne E. Wagenknecht

Lynne E. Wagenknecht

Wake Forest University, United States
H-index 95 Citations 38,968 318
5626 World 3141 National Barry I. Freedman

Barry I. Freedman

Wake Forest University, United States
H-index 91 Citations 28,308 445
6282 World 3479 National Mark A. Espeland

Mark A. Espeland

Wake Forest University, United States
H-index 89 Citations 38,850 361
7371 World 4012 National James C. Eisenach

James C. Eisenach

Wake Forest University, United States
H-index 86 Citations 23,488 402
7437 World 4037 National Barbara J. Nicklas

Barbara J. Nicklas

Wake Forest University, United States
H-index 86 Citations 25,597 231
8938 World 4771 National Stephen P. Peters

Stephen P. Peters

Wake Forest University, United States
H-index 82 Citations 27,930 270
9694 World 5204 National Elsayed Z. Soliman

Elsayed Z. Soliman

Wake Forest University, United States
H-index 80 Citations 39,406 524
9737 World 5265 National David C. Goff

David C. Goff

Wake Forest University, United States
H-index 80 Citations 61,518 193
10128 World 5427 National Alain G. Bertoni

Alain G. Bertoni

Wake Forest University, United States
H-index 79 Citations 20,541 269
10249 World 5493 National Thomas B. Clarkson

Thomas B. Clarkson

Wake Forest University, United States
H-index 79 Citations 21,775 289
10635 World 5670 National Jeff D. Williamson

Jeff D. Williamson

Wake Forest University, United States
H-index 78 Citations 52,610 233
11168 World 5967 National Sara A. Quandt

Sara A. Quandt

Wake Forest University, United States
H-index 77 Citations 23,421 399
11923 World 6337 National Donald W. Bowden

Donald W. Bowden

Wake Forest University, United States
H-index 75 Citations 20,873 331
11999 World 6384 National John S. Parks

John S. Parks

Wake Forest University, United States
H-index 75 Citations 19,818 261
12072 World 6409 National Thomas A. Arcury

Thomas A. Arcury

Wake Forest University, United States
H-index 75 Citations 18,315 402
12441 World 6595 National James J. Yoo

James J. Yoo

Wake Forest University, United States
H-index 74 Citations 22,832 319
13385 World 7017 National Thomas J. Martin

Thomas J. Martin

Wake Forest University, United States
H-index 73 Citations 22,243 291
13624 World 7120 National Robert J. Stratta

Robert J. Stratta

Wake Forest University, United States
H-index 73 Citations 16,300 437
13661 World 7143 National Gary E. Rosenthal

Gary E. Rosenthal

Wake Forest University, United States
H-index 73 Citations 16,052 231
13671 World 7152 National Edward A. Levine

Edward A. Levine

Wake Forest University, United States
H-index 73 Citations 20,416 369
13686 World 7084 National Michael V. Rocco

Michael V. Rocco

Wake Forest University, United States
H-index 73 Citations 28,605 211
13890 World 7293 National W. Jack Rejeski

W. Jack Rejeski

Wake Forest University, United States
H-index 72 Citations 28,358 208
13901 World 7301 National Mark C. Chappell

Mark C. Chappell

Wake Forest University, United States
H-index 72 Citations 19,288 204
14572 World 7592 National Lawrence L. Rudel

Lawrence L. Rudel

Wake Forest University, United States
H-index 71 Citations 19,270 164
14998 World 7837 National Alan B. Fleischer

Alan B. Fleischer

Wake Forest University, United States
H-index 71 Citations 18,142 302
16147 World 8381 National John R. Crouse

John R. Crouse

Wake Forest University, United States
H-index 70 Citations 21,768 145
16221 World 8219 National Debra I. Diz

Debra I. Diz

Wake Forest University, United States
H-index 70 Citations 14,218 216

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.

We list only scientists having Microsoft Academic Graph H-Index >= 70 within the area of Medicine. If you or other scholars are not listed, we appreciate if you can contact us.