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WMJ Editorial Board adds new members

The WMJ Editorial Board is pleased to announce the addition of three new members, as well as a new associate medical editor. Published six times a year, WMJ is the Wisconsin Medical Society’s peer-reviewed, indexed medical journal.

Sarina Schrager, MD, a professor of Family Medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, is the new associate editor. She has been a member of the WMJ Editorial Board since 2008.

New editorial board members are Vijay Aswani, MD, PhD, an internist/pediatrician with Marshfield Clinic; William J. Hueston, MD, a family physician and senior associate dean for academic affairs at the Medical College of Wisconsin; and Richard H. Strauss, MD, a pediatric intensivist with Gundersen Health System in La Crosse.

“Over the past decade, based on the hard work of authors, reviewers and the continuing support of the Wisconsin Medical Society, we have seen the growth of WMJ in both quantity and quality of articles. Both readers and authors from Midwestern states are using the journal as a vehicle for their work and scholarship,” said Medical Editor John J. Frey III, MD. “With the increasing interest in the journal and the increasing number of manuscripts being submitted, we welcome their involvement.”

Editorial Board members serve as reviewers and also are responsible for helping shape the direction of the journal.

“Very few journals in the United States with original research are published by state medical societies, and in the era of ‘paying to publish’ that has pervaded medical journals, WMJ remains a very special sort of journal,” said Dr. Frey. “The fact it has been in continual publication for 113 years is simply remarkable and a tribute to medical leadership in the state of Wisconsin.”

In addition to the three new editorial board members, Joseph Blustein, MD, of Madison, joined the editorial board last fall. A board-certified ophthalmologist, Dr. Blustein also is board certified in addiction medicine.

For a complete list of the WMJ Editorial Board members and more information about the journal, click here.

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