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WikiJournal of Medicine
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WikiJournal of Medicine

An open access journal with no publication costs – About

ISSN: 2002-4436
www.WikiJMed.org
Frequency: Continuous

Since: March 2014
Funding: Wikimedia Foundation
Publisher: WikiJournal User Group
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2017:
ARTICLE in Stat news
ARTICLE in Journal of Epidemiology and Public Health
ARTICLE in Science
INTERVIEW with board member

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2017
current: Potential upcoming articles
02-01 Citation metrics

2016
09-29: Listed in the Directory of Open Access Journals
09-27: Prizes introduced for best articles in 2017
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Who is an editor?

The WikiJournal of Medicine is set up such that anyone can contribute. Minor edits, such as formatting, copyediting and minor wording edits may be done by anyone. Edits that change the meaning of the article require peer review, and should instead be added at the Discuss-page of an article before triggering a new round of academic peer review.

In a practical sense, the editors of the journal are organised into two groups:

  1. 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 can be found here. If you are interested in joining the editorial board, you can apply here, and all previous applications can be viewed here.
  2. The associate editors help in contacting prospective peer reviewers, formatting accepted manuscripts, and integrating suitable material into Wikipedia. They can also vote in board elections. Information about associate editor responsibilities can be found here. If you are interested in joining as an associate editor, you can apply here, and all previous applications can be viewed here.

Editorial board members

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Mikael Häggström MD (Editor-in-chief)
Board member from: 1 January 2015

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.

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Gwinyai Masukume MB ChB(UZ), Dip Obst(CMSA), MSc(Wits) (Assistant editor-in-chief)
Board member from: 1 January 2015

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.

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Lisa Kipersztok MD, MPH
Board member from: 1 January 2015

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.

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Carl Fredrik Sjöland med. kand.
Board member from: 4 March 2015

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Diptanshu Das MBBS, MHSc (clinical child development), MD (pediatric neurology), PDCR
Board member from: 21 July 2016

Dr Diptanshu Das graduated from Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata and has a MHSc (clinical child development) from Kerala University and a level 2 masters in Child Neurology from University of Rome Tor Vergata. He has worked as a clinical research fellow at IPGMER and SSKM Hospital and currently works at private hospitals in Kolkata.

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Thomas Shafee MA(Cantab), PhD in biochemistry
Board member from: 24 July 2016

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.

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Michaël R. Laurent MD, PhD
Board member from: 16 August 2016

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.

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Netha Hussain MBBS
Board member from: 3 December 2017

Dr Netha Hussain is from Kozhikode, India. Presently, she is pursuing her PhD at the Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. She has previously volunteered as a Wikipedian-in-Residence at Calicut Medical College.

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Roger Watson PhD, Prof. Nursing
Board member from: 30 January 2018

Professor Roger Watson is from the United Kingdom and is based at the University of Hull. Roger serves as the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Advanced Nursing. He has co-authored over 400 journal articles.

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Keith Brain MB/BS, PhD, FBPhS
Board member from: 11 April 2018

Dr Keith Brain graduated in 1999 from the University of Sydney, Australia. He is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Birmingham, and the lecturer in Pharmacology at Christ Church, Oxford.

Guy Vandegrift PhD, Assoc. Prof. Physics (Wright State University)
Board member from: 12 January 2016

Mike Nicolaije BSc (med), BSc(bio-chem), BLS/AED instr.
Board member from: 24 March 2015

Previous board members

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James Heilman MD, CCFP-EM
Board member from: 1 January 2015 - 1 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.

Associate editors

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Jitendra Sinha B.Sc. Zoology, M.Sc. Neuroscience, Ph.D. Biochemistry.

Dr. Jitendra Sinha is a researcher and educator at Amity Institute of Neuropsychology and Neurosciences (AINN), Amity University.

Ajay Balachandran MD

Dr. Ajay Balachandran is a Professor at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi. He is currently doing research in Forensic Anthropology and Forensic Pathology.