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Editorial Board

Editor

Anne Menard, BioMed Central

Assistant Editor 

Janelle CooreBioMed Central

Senior Editorial Board Members

Beatrice Godard, University of Montreal, Canada
Jonathan IvesUniversity of Bristol, UK
Jeremy Snyder, Simon Fraser University, Canada


Associate Editors
Ethics in biomedical research
Phaik Yeong Cheah, Mahidol University, Thailand
Martine de Vries, Leiden University Medical Center, Netherlands
Nathan Emmerich, Queen's University Belfast, UK
Stefan Eriksson, Uppsala University, Sweden
Marin Gillis, Florida International University, USA
Fernando Lolas, University of Chile, Chile
Sassy Molyneux, KEMRI-Wellcome Trust, Kenya
Stuart Nicholls, University of Ottawa, Canada
Asger Sand Paludan-Müller, Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine Odense and Cochrane Denmark, University of Southern Denmark
Alexis Paton, University of Leicester, UK 
Corinna Porteri, IRCCS Giovanni di Dio Fatebenefratelli, Italy
Bridgett Pratt, University of Melbourne, Australia
Raffaella Ravinetto, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Belgium
Eva Winkler, Heidelberg University Hospital, Germany


Ethics in clinical practice
Atsushi Asai, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
Claudia Bozzaro, Albert-Ludwigs-University, Germany
Joe Brierley, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, UK
Beth Epstein, University of Virginia, USA
Cynthia Forlini, The University of Sydney, Australia
Lucy Frith, University of Liverpool, UK
Bridget Haire, University of New South Wales, Australia
Ralf Jox, University Hospital Munich, Germany
Morten Magelssen, University of Oslo, Norway
Kasper Raus, Ghent University, Belgium
Lars Sandman, University of Borås, Sweden
Antonella Surbone, New York University Medical School, USA
Manuel Trachsel, University of Zurich, Switzerland

Ethics in public health, medical law, and health policy
Arthur Caplan, NYU Grossman School of Medicine, USA
Steven S Coughlin, Augusta University, USA
Delanjathan Devakumar, University College London, UK
Sara Fovargue, Lancaster University, UK
Simona Giordano, University of Manchester, UK
Niklas Juth, Karolinska institutet, Sweden
David Lawrence, Newcastle University, UK
Mary Neal, University of Strathclyde, UK
Aasim Padela, The University of Chicago, USA
Kadri Simm, University of Tartu, Estonia
Stephen W Smith, School of Law and Politics, UK
Florian Steger, Ulm University, Institute of the History, Philosophy and Ethics of Medicine, Germany
Effy Vayena, ETH Zurich, Switzerland 

Methodology in bioethics
Muhammad Hammami, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center, Saudi Arabia
Jonathan Lewis, Dublin City University, Ireland
Anke Oerlemans, University of Birmingham, UK
Jan Schildmann, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany

Editorial Advisors
Akira Akabayashi, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Solly Benatar, University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics, Canada
Lisa A Bero, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Timothy Caulfield, University of Alberta, Canada
Bernard Dickens, University of Toronto, Canada
Annette Dula, University of Colorado, USA
Ezekiel Emanuel, National Institutes of Health, USA
Joseph Fins, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, USA
Edmund G Howe, Uniformed Services University of the Health Science, USA
Mary Ann Lansang, The INCLEN Trust, Philippines
Andreas Lundh, Rigshospitalet, Denmark
Paul Ndebele, Medical Research Council of Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe
James L Nelson, Michigan State University, USA
Ole Norheim, University of Bergen, Norway
Wendy A Rogers, Macquarie University, Australia
Godfrey GT Tangwa, University of Yaounde, Cameroon
Susan Wolf, University of Minnesota, USA

Statistical Advisors
Maia Lesosky, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Tomohiro Shinozaki, Tokyo University of Science, Japan

Annual Journal Metrics

  • Speed
    122 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
    85 days to first decision for all manuscripts
    235 days from submission to acceptance
    16 days from acceptance to publication

    Citation Impact
    2.652 - 2-year Impact Factor
    3.499 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.869 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
    1.075 - SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

    Usage 
    1,077,136 downloads
    1,135 Altmetric mentions