C. Correll, Germany
Director of the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy at the Charité – Universitätsmedizin
Christoph Correll is Professor of Psychiatry at The Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, New York, USA, and also Professor and Chair of the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Charité University Medicine, Berlin, Germany. He completed his medical studies at the Free University of Berlin in Germany, and Dundee University Medical School in Scotland. He is board certified in general psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry, having completed both residencies at The Zucker Hillside Hospital in New York City. Since 1997, he has been working and conducting research in New York, USA, and since 2017 he is also working in Germany again.
Professor Correll’s research and clinical work focus on the identification, characterization and treatment of youth and adults with severe mental illness, including psychotic and mood disorders, spanning all disease stages from the prodrome to first and multi-episode illness and up to refractory illness. He further focuses on psychopharmacology, epidemiology, comparative effectiveness, meta-analyses, the risk–benefit evaluation of psychotropic medications, and the interface between physical health and mental health.
He has authored or co-authored over 650 journal articles, served on several expert consensus panels on the use of antipsychotics across a range of psychiatric disorders, and received over 40 research awards for his work.
Since 2014, the year of inception of this metric, he has been listed every year by Clarivate/Web of Science as one of the “most influential scientific minds” and “top 1% cited scientists in the area of psychiatry” (https://hcr.clarivate.com).
Additionally, he has been holding numerous Expertscape rankings, such as 15 topics ranked as “Expert” (among the top 1% cited scientists), and 24 topics ranked as “World Expert” (among the top 0.1% cited scientists), including in November 2020 for example:
1. Ranked number 1 among world’s experts on the topic of central nervous system agents, out of 304,792 ranked scientists (http://expertscape.com/ex/central+nervous+system+agents)
2. Ranked number 1 among world’s experts on the topic of central nervous system depressants, out of 224,100 ranked scientists (http://expertscape.com/ex/central+nervous+system+depressants)
3. Ranked number 1 among world’s experts on the topic of psychotropic drugs, out of 127,603 ranked scientists (http://expertscape.com/ex/psychotropic+drugs)
4. Ranked number 1 among world’s experts on the topic of Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders, out of 89,139 ranked scientists (http://expertscape.com/ex/schizophrenia+spectrum+and+other+psychotic+disorders)
5. Ranked number 1 among world’s experts on the topic of schizophrenia, out of 87,786 ranked scientists (http://expertscape.com/ex/schizophrenia)
6. Ranked number 1 among world’s experts on the topic of tranquilizing agents, out of 68,986 ranked scientists (http://expertscape.com/ex/tranquilizing agents)
7. Ranked number 1 among world’s experts on the topic of weight gain, out of 66,193 ranked scientists (http://expertscape.com/ex/weight+gain)
8. Ranked number 1 among world’s experts on the topic of antipsychotics, out of 56,490 ranked scientists (http://expertscape.com/ex/antipsychotics)
9. Ranked number 1 among world’s experts on the topic of delayed-action preparations out of 66,401 ranked scientists (http://expertscape.com/ex/delayed-action+preparations)