In total, UCI has 445 of the world’s best researchers in the list released by Stanford University.
Nyamathi has been researching homelessness and working directly with the homeless community for more than three decades.
Her efforts have been focused on disease eradication, preventive strategies, education and treatment adherence among the homeless population on Skid Row in downtown Los Angeles.
Nyamathi’s work in India has changed the lives of mothers with AIDS by connecting them with others like them so they have more support. She has been published more than 200 peer-reviewed publications and has impacted thousands of lives through her work.
Assistant Professor Amir M. Rahmani, PhD, was also named in the list for his extensive research on e-health, wearable Internet-of-Things, healthcare and nursing informatics and medical cyber-physical systems.
Two other former nursing faculty also were ranked:
The rankings were developed by Stanford University based on number of publications and citations by other scientists. More than 7 million scientists who have been published since the 20th century were analyzed, including those who have passed away, to create the list of nearly 159,683 researchers.
Other UCI Henry and Susan Samueli College of Health Sciences faculty and nursing school collaborators ranked among the world’s top 2% researchers include:
- Geoffrey Abbott, Professor, Physiology & Biophysics
- Dr. Alpesh Amin, Executive Director, Hospitalist Program
- Dr. Ralph Clayman, Distinguished Professor, Urology
- Dr. Dan Cooper, Chief, Pediatric Pulmonology Division
- Dr. Zeev N. Kain, Chancellor’s Professor, Anesthesiology
- Dr. Steve Goldstein, Vice Chancellor, Health Affairs and Distinguished Professor, Physiology & Biophysics