The World Journal of Surgery Announces Julie Ann Sosa, MD MA FACS, as Editor-in-Chief

World Journal of Surgery, Sep 2017

John G. Hunter

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The World Journal of Surgery Announces Julie Ann Sosa, MD MA FACS, as Editor-in-Chief

The World Journal of Surgery Announces Julie Ann Sosa, MD MA FACS, as Editor-in-Chief John G. Hunter 0 0 Oregon Health and Science University , Portland, OR , USA - As the 5th Editor-in-Chief of the World Journal of Surgery, I am excited to introduce Julie Ann Sosa, MD MA FACS, as the 6th Editor-in-Chief of the World Journal of Surgery. Dr. Sosa was chosen by the International Association of Endocrine Surgeons (IAES) as an Associate Editor of the WJS in 2013 and has served the WJS admirably in this capacity. Dr. Sosa is Professor of Surgery and Medicine (Oncology) at Duke University, where she serves as Chief of Endocrine Surgery and Director of the Surgical Center for Outcomes Research, as well as Leader of the Endocrine Neoplasia Diseases Group and the Solid Tumor Therapeutics Program at the Duke Cancer Institute. Her clinical interest is in endocrine surgery, with a focus in thyroid cancer. She is an NIH-funded investigator and author of more than 270 peer-reviewed publications and 50 book chapters, largely focused on outcomes research, healthcare delivery, hyperparathyroidism, and thyroid cancer, with a focus on clinical trials. Dr. Sosa is Treasurer of the American Thyroid Association and serves on the Board of Directors/Executive Council of the ATA, International Thyroid Oncology Group, and Society for Surgical Oncology, as well as practice guidelines committees for the ATA and the NCCN. Dr. Sosa was born in Montreal and raised in upstate New York. She received her AB at Princeton, MA at Oxford, and MD at Johns Hopkins University, where she completed the Halsted surgery residency and a fellowship in surgical oncology. I have been honored to serve the ISS/SIC and the World Journal of Surgery for the past 13 years, and am looking forward to the new heights that Dr. Sosa will take the World Journal of Surgery. Please join me in welcoming Dr. Sosa as our new Editor in Chief. Congratulations!


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John G. Hunter. The World Journal of Surgery Announces Julie Ann Sosa, MD MA FACS, as Editor-in-Chief, World Journal of Surgery, 2017, 1-1, DOI: 10.1007/s00268-017-4239-5