BioMed Central is pleased to announce the appointment of Melissa Norton MD as Editor-in-Chief of the BMC series of open access journals.
Melissa has been with BioMed Central since late 2005, serving as Medical Editor of the BMC series. In the newly-created role of Editor-in-Chief, Melissa’s responsibilities encompass all aspects of developing and running the BMC-series to ensure it delivers the highest editorial standards and the best possible service to authors and readers.
Having graduated summa cum laude from Dartmouth College with a degree in genetics and developmental and cell biology, Melissa then completed her medical training at Washington University School of Medicine, before practicing from 2002-2005 at St Johns Mercy Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.
Melissa’s combination of clinical and research experience along with her editorial skills made her a natural choice for the role of Editor-in-Chief of the BMC series, which continues to enhance its reputation and impact under her leadership.