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An Introduction to Publishing in Medical Journals


Downtown Campus

1430 Tulane Avenue (Medicine) in Room 4150

featuring Heather Luciano, MA, MBA, Publisher, Health & Medical Sciences, STM Journals, Elsevier

Open to: Faculty, Graduate students, Staff 

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 Topics include:

·         Picking a journal to submit to

·         Understanding the editorial and review process

·         Common mistakes/dos and don'ts

·         Ethics in scholarly publishing

·         Promoting your article


Bio: Heather Luciano, MA, MBA has worked in the publishing industry for the past decade, currently as Publisher at Elsevier in the Scientific, Technical, and Medical Journals division, within the Health & Medical Sciences group, overseeing a portfolio of cardiology journals. Her unique experience in editorial, marketing, and sales throughout the educational publishing industry (at the K-12, higher education, and scholarly/scientific research level), gives her keen insight into the publishing process and how vital the role companies like Elsevier play is in advancing science, technology and health for the benefit of humanity.

Sponsored by: Rudolph Matas Library of the Health Sciences as well as Elsevier