FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 26, 2007
Wendy Waldsachs isett, AUA
AUA APPOINTS NEW EDITOR FOR THE JOURNAL OF UROLOGY
University of Virginia Urologist to Lead World’s Most-Cited Urology Journal
As editor of The Journal and working with a team of top-notch associate and section editors, Dr. Steers will be responsible for the editorial content, establish policies for authorship and submission of manuscripts, establish and maintain the peer review process, and maintain and improve the quality of manuscripts as well as the quality of research in the urological field.
Dr. Steers was selected from a pool of highly qualified applicants following an aggressive search led by a committee chaired by AUA Past President Lawrence Ross, M.D.
“The Search Committee had a number of excellent and highly qualified applicants for this important position,” Dr. Ross said. “We felt that Dr. Steers brought a combination of talent, experience, innovative thinking and energetic enthusiasm that would ensure that The Journal of Urology remains the preeminent source of clinical and research information for Urology around the world."
Dr. Steers brings an expansive knowledge and understanding of urology research to his new position, having co-authored more than 150 journal articles and more than 75 review articles and book chapters. He has served as a visiting professor at more than 40 universities around the
About The Journal of Urology: The official journal of the American Urological Association and the most widely read and cited journal in the field, The Journal of Urology brings solid coverage of all of the clinically relevant information needed to stay at the forefront of the dynamic field of urology. This premier journal presents investigative studies on critical areas of research and practice, survey articles providing short condensations of the best and most important urology literature worldwide and practice-oriented reports on significant clinical observations.
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