Sharmila Majumdar, PhD, Named a Top Female Scientist in the U.S.

Sharmila Majumdar, PhD, has been named one of the 2022 top female scientists in the U.SThe UC San Francisco Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging is pleased to announce that Sharmila Majumdar, PhD, a professor and vice chair of research at UCSF Radiology, has been named one of the 2022 top female scientists in the U.S.

The ranking from is based on the proportion of the contributions made within each researcher's field, as well as the individual's awards and achievements. The top 1,000 female scientists are included in the ranking.

"We are painfully aware that academic research is still a predominantly male profession, and we believe that female scientists deserve an equal chance to be represented and praised for their achievements," says a statement on "Our aim is to inspire female scholars, women considering an academic career, as well as decision-makers worldwide with the example of successful women in the scientific community."

Dr. Majumdar, whose work has been cited more than 35,000 times, ranked in the top 500 among female scientists in the U.S. and in the top 800 among female scientists in the world. Twenty-one other researchers from UCSF were also included in the ranking.

See Dr. Majumdar's recent publications and current research projects on our website. Learn about the Majumdar/Link Lab here.

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