Faculty Michael Pencina Again named to Most Highly Cited List of Researchers

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Michael Pencina, PhD
Nov. 19, 2020

Thirty-seven Duke faculty were named to the list this year, based on the number of highly cited papers they produced over an 11-year period from January 2009 to December 2019.  Citation rates, which include the number of times an author’s work appears in the citations of other papers is a proxy for the influence and importance of a researcher’s work. This annual metric has been compiled for decades by a company now called ISI-Web of Science, a Clarivate Analytics company.

Michael Pencina, PhD has the distinction of being one of only two researchers at Duke to appear in the two categories of Clinical Medicine and also Social Science.   He has been on the Mostly Highly Cited List every year since 2014.  Click here to read the full Duke Research Blog post.

This year, 6,127 researchers from 60 countries are being recognized by the listing. The United States still dominates, with 41 percent of the names on the list.