I promise to make health services research the #1 priority of my administration









 Paypal Scam

(turn volume UP when listening - 8/23/22)  





University of California: In December 2020, the University of California suffered a data breach due to vulnerability in a third-party provider, Accellion. The breach exposed extensive personal data on both students and staff including 547 thousand unique email addresses, names, dates of birth, genders, social security numbers, ethnicities and other academic related data attributes. Further analysis is available in Exploring the Impact of the UC Data Breach. The data was provided to HIBP courtesy of Cyril Gorlla.

Compromised data: Dates of birth, Education levels, Email addresses, Ethnicities, Genders, Job titles, Names, Phone numbers, Physical addresses, Social security numbers.





Congratulations to Neil!  

(link to mp4)  

Neil Aaronson at NCI









Inaugural Highly Ranked Scholars by ScholarGPS

Ron D. Hays: Highly Ranked Scholar - Lifetime
#4806 Overall (All Fields)
#1070 Medicine
  #43 Internal Medicine 
   #5 Patient Experience
  #12 Patient Satisfaction
  #14 Psychometrics


From: Research.com <info@research.com>
Date: Thu, May 11, 2023 at 7:07AM
Subject: Ron D. Hays is ranked #542 among Best Scientists for 2023
To: <drhays@ucla.edu>

Dear Ron D. Hays,

We’d like to inform you that Research.com, a leading academic platform for researchers, has just
released the 2023 Edition of our Ranking of Best Scientists in the field of Medicine.

We are sure you will be very happy to learn that you have ranked #542 in the world ranking and #325
in United States.

The ranking is based on D-index (Discipline H-index) metric, which only includes papers and citation
values for an examined discipline. The ranking includes only leading scientists with D-index of at least
70 for academic publications made in the area of Medicine.

The full world ranking is available here: https://research.com/scientists-rankings/medicine
The full ranking for United States is available here: https://research.com/scientists-rankings/medicine/us

Feel free to also read an article summarizing the statistics and trends from our
ranking here: https://research.com/careers/best-medicine-scientists-2023-report

Please accept our sincere congratulations. Being present in our ranking is definitely a great
achievement for you and your university or research institution. Feel free to share and publicize
your accomplishment in any way you see fit.

With Best Regards,

Imed Bouchrika, Phd

Co-Founder & Chief Data Scientist




Ron D. Hays: University of California, Los Angeles - Medicine Ranking, Best Scientists in the United States/World 2022: 

This ranking lists all the best researchers from the Medicine discipline and affiliated with University of California, Los Angeles. There are a total of 174 researchers included with 9 of them also being included in the global ranking.

Ron D. Hays: Ranking in Best Scientists in the United States/World 2022


Dr. Hays has once again been recognized as one of the most highly cited and influential scientific minds in his field (Clarivate, 2021) and among the world's most influential scholars (UCLA Nov.2021; UCLA, Nov.2020; UCLA, Nov. 2019; UCLA, Nov. 2018), ASPPH: Association of Schools & Programs of Public Health, Dec 2018)

This award is given in recognition of exceptional research performance demonstrated by production of multiple highly cited papers, those that rank in the top 1% by citations for field and year, in Social Sciences

Dr. Hays has been honored with this award 7 years in a row!

















Virtual Public Meeting - Patient Reported Outcomes (PROs) and Medical Device Investigations:
From Conception to Implementation
September 30, 2020




An acknowledgment/ note of thanks from the editor of Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science.. IOVS.

1/10/2018: https://twitter.com/ PECjournal/status/ 951291440331550720