An Editorial Board Member of VP Was Elected to the List of "Highly Cited Researchers 2020" Announced by Clarivate Analytics

Published on: 19 Nov 2020 Viewed: 2170

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Carl J. Lavie, an Editorial Board Member of Vessel Plus, has recently been elected to the list of Highly Cited Researcher 2020 by Clarivate Analytics. Here, we would like to extend our congratulations to him!


Dr. Carl J. Lavie, MD, FACC, FACP, FCCP

Dr. Lavie graduated from Louisiana State University Medical School in 1983 and completed internal medicine residency at Ochsner and fellowship in cardiovascular diseases at Mayo, where he joined the faculty in 1989. Now, he is the Medical Director of Cardiac Rehabilitation and Preventive Cardiology at the John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, and a Professor at the Ochsner Clinical School of the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia.

From 2003 and 2004, he served as Chairman of Vascular, Hypertension and Prevention for the American College of Cardiology. He has been an elite reviewer for JACC in the recent eight years, who also has received the Simon Dack Award as a life-time, hall of fame, reviewer. Since 2011, he has been serving as Chairman of the Document Oversights Committee for AACVPR (American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation).

Dr. Lavie's research interests include cardiac rehabilitation and prevention, lipids, hypertension, obesity, and exercise, as well as noninvasive testing, encompassing echocardiography, exercise testing, and nuclear cardiology. He has authored over 800 medical publications including two cardiology textbooks, and 40 book chapters. As the Editor-in-Chief of Progress in Cardiovascular Diseasesand Associate Editor of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, he also serves in the Editorial Boards of many medical journals, including Journal of the American College of Cardiology, American Journal of Cardiology, and Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Prevention.


The list of Highly Cited Researchers 2020 was released by Clarivate Analytics, recognizing the true pioneers in their fields over the last decade, demonstrated by the production of multiple highly-cited papers that rank in the top 1% by citations for the field and year in the Web of ScienceTM.

The full list of Highly Cited Researchers 2020 can be accessed at
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Mavis Wei
Managing Editor

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