Four faculty members from the University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health have been named to Clarivate Analytics’ 2017 Highly Cited Researchers list, which recognizes scientists from around the world who published the most widely cited papers in their fields.
[Photo: Left to right are Dr. Ralph Baric, Dr. Noel Brewer, Dr. Hans Paerl, and Dr. Barry Popkin]
The faculty members are Dr. Ralph Baric, professor of epidemiology; Dr. Noel Brewer, professor of health behavior; Dr. Hans Paerl, professor of environmental sciences and engineering and W.R. Kenan Distinguished Professor of marine sciences; and Dr. Barry Popkin, W.R. Kenan Distinguished Professor of nutrition.
The 2017 list includes researchers whose work, published between 2005 and 2015, significantly has influenced others in the field. Named are about 3,400 scientists in 21 fields of the sciences and social sciences whose studies were among the top 1 percent of the most-referenced from their fields.
The full listing, which includes 20 scientists from UNC-Chapel Hill, can be found here.