Thomson Reuters Includes Dr. John Kane In Its Annual Listing Of The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds

Dr. John Kane
Dr. John Kane

GLEN OAKS, NY – John Kane, MD, was recently named one of Thomson Reuters “Highly Cited Researchers,” a listing of the world’s leading scholars in the sciences and social sciences, the North Shore-LIJ Health System announced today.

 Dr. Kane is the senior vice president of Behavioral Health Services for the health system and professor and chairman of Psychiatry at the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine. He currently directed the NIMH-funded Advanced Center for Interventions and Services Research in Schizophrenia at the health system’s Zucker Hillside Hospital.

According to Thomson Reuters, Dr. Kane was selected based on the number of citations his work has received from fellow researchers. In addition, Dr. Kane’s peers have identified his contributions as being among the most valuable and significant in the field of  psychiatry/psychology.

In compiling the listing of the “Highly Cited Researchers, “ analysts at Thomson Reuters assessed certain scientific papers indexed between 2002 and 2012 in 21 broad fields of study. They tracked the authors who published numerous articles ranking among the top 1 percent of the most cited in their respective fields in a given year of publication.

 In addition, Thomson Reuters included Dr. Kane in their list of “The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds: 2014.”

 Along with his many awards in the field of psychiatric research and schizophrenia, Dr. Kane has authored or co-authored more than 400 publications in peer-reviewed journals.

 He received his B.A. from Cornell University and his M.D. from the New York University School of Medicine.

About North Shore-LIJ Health System
One of the nation's largest health systems, North Shore-LIJ delivers world-class clinical care throughout the New York metropolitan area, pioneering research at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, a visionary approach to medical education highlighted by the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, and healthcare coverage to individuals, families and businesses through the CareConnect Insurance Co. Inc. North Shore-LIJ cares for people at every stage of life at 18 hospitals and more than 400 outpatient physician practices throughout the region. North Shore-LIJ’s owned hospitals and long-term care facilities house more than 6,200 beds, employ nearly 11,000 nurses and have affiliations with about 10,000 physicians. With a workforce of about 50,000, North Shore-LIJ is the largest private employer in New York State.  For more information, go to

About The Zucker Hillside Hospital
 The Zucker Hillside Hospital is North Shore-LIJ’s nationally recognized behavioral health center known for its pioneering clinical, teaching and research programs. The National Institute of Health has established a Clinical Research Center for the Study of Schizophrenia at the Zucker Hillside Hospital, one of only four such facilities nationwide.

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