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Deputy Editor in Chief

The deputy editor in chief provides support to the editor in chief on editorial decision-making, and is responsible for editorial-decisions when the editor in chief is unavailable or has declared a conflict of interest.

George M. Johnson, MD, PhD

Dr George M. Johnson is a visiting professor of Clinical Pediatrics, in the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at University of Illinois College of Medicine and the Children’s Hospital of Illinois in Peoria IL. He completed his MD at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill NC, 1977, received his internship and residency training in Pediatrics at the University of Connecticut and Harford Hospital in Farmington and Harford Connecticut, 1980, and completed his fellowship in Pediatric Infection Diseases at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis MN, 1986. Dr Johnson also holds ABP certification in Pediatrics and Pediatric Infectious Diseases, is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and a member of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society.

His research interests include Medical education, Staphylococcus aureus infections and epidemiology, Antimicrobial Stewardship in Pediatrics, Immune disorders, particularly neutrophil dysfunction.

Editorial Board

The editorial board is the journal's primary source of peer reviewers and members occasionally provide assistance to the editor in chief.  The editor in chief welcomes applications from suitable candidates to join the editorial board.  Further information on the editorial board is available here.

Mohamed Badawy Abdel-Naser, PhD, MD
Professor Dr. Med., Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Andrology, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt

Afrooz Afghani, PhD, MPH
Department of Humanties, Sciences and Social Sciences, UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA

Robert E. Akins Jr., PhD
Co-Director, Center for Pediatric Clinical Research and Development, Department of Biomedical Research, Nemours, Alfred I. DuPont, Hospital for Children, Wilmington, Delaware, USA

Ambika Ashraf, MD
Associate Professor, Division of
Pediatric Endocrinology, Department of Pediatrics, The Children's Hospital of Alabama, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA

Ana Avellon, PhD
Hepatitis Laboratory, National Center of Microbiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Majadahonda, Madrid, Spain

Andrew Bush, MD, FRCP, FRCPCH
Professor of Paediatric Respirology, Paediatric Respiratory Medicine, Airway Division, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College and Royal Brompton Hospital, London, UK

Caroline Cameron, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Angela Fawcett, PhD
Professor, Swansea University, Swansea, Wales, UK

Richard E. Frye, PhD
Arkansas Children’s Research Institute, Division of Neurology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA

Pietro Galassetti, MD
Professor of Pediatrics, Pharmacology, and Public Health, Director, Metabolish and Bionutrition Core, Institute for Clinical and Translational Science, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA

Andrea Mechelli, PhD
Reader in Early Intervention, Department of Psychosis Studies, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King's College London, London, UK

Michael J. Nowicki, MD
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Mississippi, USA

Roger J. Packer, MD
Executive Director, Center for Neuroscience and Behavioral Medicine, Director, Daniel and Jennifer Gilbert Neurofibromatosis Institute, Director, Brain Tumor Institute, Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics, George Washington University Medical Center, Children’s National Medical Center, Washington DC, USA

Mani Pavuluri, MD PhD
Berger-Colbeth Chair in Child Psychiatry, Professor of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, Director, Pediatric Brain Research And Intervention Center,  Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago Illinois, USA

Arturo Sala, PhD
Professor of translational Cancer Biology, Brunel University, London, UK, Honorary Reader in Cancer Biology, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK

Edward Taub, PhD
University Professor, Director, CI Therapy Research Group and Taub Training Clinic, Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, A
labama, USA

Svetlana Ten, MD, CDE
Director of Pediatric Endocrine Division, Infants and Children's Hospital of Brooklyn at Maimonides, Associate Professor at SUNY Downstate, Director of Pediatric Endocrine Felllowship Program at Maimonides and SUNY Downstate, Brooklyn, New York, USA

Neal J. Thomas, MD, MSc
Professor of Pediatrics and Public Health Sciences Director, Pediatric Critical Care Research Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine Penn State Children's Hospital Hershey,
Pennsylvania USA

Howard Trachtman, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics, NYU School of Medicine, NYU Langone Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Nephrology, New York, USA

Johannes N. van den Anker, PhD, MD
Vice Chair of Pediatrics for Experimental Therapeutics, Evan and Cindy Jones Professor of Pediatric Clinical Pharmacology, Children's National Medical Center, Professor of Pediatrics, Pharmacology & Physiology, The George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, D.C., USA

Miqin Zhang, PhD
Professor, Dept of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA

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