"The combined expertise of the newly reconfigured JVIR editorial boarda smaller group of renowned associate editorsincluding a new deputy editor Tony P. Smith, M.D.will ensure uniformity, fairness and efficiency in manuscript handling, comments and revisions," said Haskal. Smith is a professor of radiology and division chief of peripheral and neurological radiology at the Duke University Medical Center in Durham, N.C. In keeping with JVIR's vision for a stronger international focus, the new board includes interventional radiologists from the United States, Canada, India, Japan and Korea.
Haskal notes that one of the journal's new initiatives is to expand the ways in which it provides information by including new article types. "With James B. Spies, M.D., MPH, FSIR, professor and chair of the department of radiology at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, D.C., in the new role of review editor, JVIR readers will see multiple monthly focused, newly formatted, evidence-based reviews," he added. Robert Ryu, M.D., FSIR, of Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Ill., is JVIR's media editor, who will oversee the new JVIR podcast channel, a medium JVIR will use to create short, drive-time, hard-hitting interviews with authors of contemporaneous papers that will provide insight into methodology, study structure, controversy, biases, implications for practice and next directions for research. Michael S. Stecker, M.D., FSIR, assistant professor of radiology at Boston's Brigham & Women's Hospital, will serve as JVIR's new continuing medical education (CME) editor.
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