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ISSN: 2002-4436
Frequency: Continuous

Since: March 2014
Funding: Wikimedia Foundation
Publisher: WikiJournal User Group
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The editorial board handles any confidential article submissions, and has final responsibility for ensuring that robust academic peer review is performed in a timely manner. Information about editorial board responsibilities, and how to apply to join the editorial board, are found here.

Editorial board members

Mikael Häggström, Editor-in-chief[edit]

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Board member since: 1 January 2015
Academic status: MD

Dr Mikael Häggström is from Uddevalla, Sweden, and graduated from Uppsala University, Faculty of Medicine in 2013. He is currently a resident physician at the radiology department at the NU Hospital Group.

Gwinyai Masukume, Assistant editor-in-chief[edit]

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Board member since: 1 January 2015
Academic status: MB ChB (UZ), Dip Obst(SA), MSc(Wits)

Dr Gwinyai Masukume is a medical doctor and public health researcher. His main interest is Women’s health. He is based at University College Cork, Ireland where he is pursuing research on the long-term health of Women and their children.

Lisa Kipersztok[edit]

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Board member since: 1 January 2015
Academic status: MD, MPH
Dr Lisa Kipersztok is a family medicine resident at Richmond Clinic and Oregon Health & Science University, USA. She has studied public health in addition to medicine with an interest in how stress, community, and social circumstances affect health.

Michaël R. Laurent[edit]

Board member since: 16 August 2016
Academic status: MD PhD

Dr. Michaël R. Laurent obtained his medical degree from the University of Leuven, Belgium in 2009 and is currently specializing in internal medicine and geriatrics. He has recently completed his PhD in molecular endocrinology and is now working at the University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium.

Guy Vandegrift[edit]

Board member since: 12 January 2016

Academic status: PhD, Assoc. Prof. Physics, Wright State University

Diptanshu Das[edit]

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Board member since: 21 July 2016
Academic status: MBBS, MHSc (clinical child development) and PDCR

Dr Diptanshu Das graduated from Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata and has a MHSc (clinical child development) from Kerala University. He has worked as a clinical research fellow at IPGMER and SSKM Hospital before working in pediatrics at private hospitals in Kolkata. Presently he is studying an additional Masters in Child Neurology from University of Rome Tor Vergata.

Thomas Shafee[edit]

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Board member since: 24 July 2016
Academic status: MA(Cantab), PhD in biochemistry

Dr Thomas Shafee is a biochemist researching antimicrobial proteins at the La Trobe Institute for Molecular Science, Melbourne, Australia. He is particularly interested in how evolutionary information can be used to improve proteins for human uses.

Carl Fredrik Sjöland[edit]


Board member since: 4 March 2015

Academic status: med. kand.

Mike Nicolaije[edit]

Board member since: 24 March 2015

Academic status: BSc(med), BSc(bio-chem), BLS/AED instr.

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Previous board members

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James Heilman MD, CCFP-EM

Board member from 1 January 2015 - August 2017. Dr James Heilman is a Canadian emergency room physician. Heilman is a clinical assistant professor in the department of emergency medicine at the University of British Columbia, and the department head of emergency medicine at East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook, British Columbia. Stepped down upon appointment to the WMF Board of Trustees.