Evelyn Bromet, a distinguished professor in the Renaissance School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science and director of the Epidemiology Research Group, has been named to Research.com’s inaugural ranking of the “Best Female Scientists in the World.” Bromet was ranked No. 812 in the world and 506 in the United States.
Research.com, a leading academic platform for researchers, created the list to “offer more visibility into scientific achievements of women, whom we believe deserve an equal chance to be represented and praised for their work.”
From the website: “The aim of this ranking 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. We hope that it will contribute to providing more opportunities, visibility, and equal chances for women in science.”
“I’m very proud to be part of the generation that undertook pioneering research in psychiatric and substance abuse epidemiology and added important knowledge about the contours and risk factors for these highly prevalent conditions,” Bromet said.
Bromet’s primary scientific interests are in psychiatry, mental health, clinical psychology, psychosis and schizophrenia. Her research is interdisciplinary, bridging the disciplines of epidemiology and psychiatry. Her studies deal with areas such as psychological intervention, occupational safety and health, public health and environmental health. In most of her psychiatry studies, her work intersects topics such as age of onset. Her biological study spans a wide range of topics, including depression and cohort. The comorbidity study combines topics in areas such as attributable risk and substance abuse.