Shiraz University of Medical Sciences

Shiraz University of Medical Sciences

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Position in the ranking is based on each scientist’s D-index using data compiled from OpenAlex and CrossRef by December 6th 2021.

This ranking lists all the best researchers from the Neuroscience discipline and affiliated with Shiraz University of Medical Sciences. There are a total of 1 researchers included. The total sum for the D-index values for the best scientists in Shiraz University of Medical Sciences is 32 with a mean value for the h-index of 32.00. The total sum of publications for the best scientists in Shiraz University of Medical Sciences is 277 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 277.00.


Shiraz University of Medical Sciences

Shiraz University of Medical Sciences (SUMS) is a public medical research university located in Shiraz, Iran. It was founded in 1946 as Shiraz Institute of Higher Health Education. It underwent several developments and name changes before acquiring its current name and university status in 1986. The oldest and one of the top medical schools in Iran, SUMS is known for its high-quality education and cutting-edge research.

Shiraz University of Medical Sciences Key Statistics

The university comprises ten academic schools, including the School of Health Management and Information Sciences, School of Rehabilitation Sciences, School of Nursing and Midwifery, and the School of Nutrition and Food Sciences.

It offers more than 200 degree programs, such as undergraduate, master's, doctoral, specialty, sub-specialty, and fellowship programs. SUMS also provides non-degree programs, including visiting medical electives, visiting pharmacy electives, summer programs, and short-term training programs.

The university's main language of instruction is Persian, but students can choose to study abroad through exchange programs. Some of its top-ranked courses include medicine, surgery, chemistry, and demography.

SUMS operates across an urban campus in the heart of Shiraz. It has a population of around 9,000 students and nearly 1,000 full-time professors and service personnel.

Other Shiraz University of Medical Sciences key statistics include a well-equipped library collecting over 73,000 books in the Persian language, 35,300 books in the English language, 12,900 theses and dissertations in Persian, and 4,500 theses and dissertations on English.

Shiraz University of Medical Sciences Research

The university has been recognized as one of the best research institutions in Iran, publishing more than 23,300 research studies and receiving 205,905 total citations. Its research activities are primarily funded by the Iran National Science Foundation and the National Institute for Medical Research Development.

SUMS's top three research fields are medicine, internal medicine, and chemistry. Its researchers have published in renowned publications like the Iranian Journal of Medical Sciences, the Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal, and the Shiraz E-Medical Journal. They have also been invited to attend top research conferences, such as the IEEE Aerospace Conference, the Iranian Conference on Electrical Engineering, and the American Thoracic Society International Conference.

The most cited publication produced by Shiraz University of Medical Sciences research is Vos et al.’s (2017) “Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 328 diseases and injuries for 195 countries, 1990–2016: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016.” It received 9,253 citations and was published in The Lancet. The institution’s second most cited research output is Forouzanfar et al.’s (2015) “Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 79 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks in 188 countries, 1990-2013: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013.” This research work received 5,211 citations, and it was featured in The Lancet.

Meanwhile, the third most cited publication is Vos et al.’s (2020) “Global burden of 369 diseases and injuries in 204 countries and territories, 1990–2019: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019.” This research study was published in Lancet, receiving 1,560 citations.

SUMS is home to several research centers, including the Clinical Microbiology Research Center and the Nanomedicine and Nanobiology Research Center.
D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines.
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Ali A. Asadi-Pooya

Ali A. Asadi-Pooya

Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Iran
D-index 32 Citations 5,573 277

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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