Publication Records and Bibliometric Indices of Pharmacy School Deans.

Research paper by Dennis F DF Thompson

Indexed on: 08 Jul '19Published on: 10 Apr '19Published in: American journal of pharmaceutical education


To characterize the publication records and bibliometric indices of current CEO deans at pharmacy schools and colleges in the United States. Using the Web of Science database, the publication records of all CEO pharmacy deans in the US were collected. Bibliometric indices calculated included: lifetime publications, publications/year, h-index, m-quotient, lifetime citations, citations/year, average citations/paper, productivity, and creativity. The Kruskal-Wallis analysis of variance for nonparametric data was used to assess differences between groups. All bibliometric parameters were different between pharmacy schools and colleges that were research-intensive vs teaching-intensive, academic health center-based vs non-academic health center-based, and public vs private. Additionally, the discipline and degree of each dean yielded significant differences. There were no significant differences in bibliometric parameters between male or female deans. Deans of current SCOP display a varied range of publication records and bibliometric indices.