Juliet E. Compston Appointed Next Editor-in-Chief of the JBMR
Date: June 11, 2012
ASBMR is pleased to announce that Juliet E. Compston, M.D., of the University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine has been appointed the fifth Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research (JBMR), the Society’s official journal and the leading journal in the field. Dr. Compston was selected after a six-month international search. She will succeed Dr. Thomas L. Clemens when his term as Editor-in-Chief ends on December 31, 2012.
Dr. Compston earned her MB BS degree at The Middlesex University Hospital Medical School and her M.D. at the University of London. She is the author or co-author of over 300 peer-reviewed papers, 64 book chapters and 9 books. In addition, Dr. Compston is currently an Associate Editor of the JBMR, a Senior Associate Editor of the ASBMR Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism, and has served on the editorial boards of Bone, Calcified Tissue International, Osteoporosis International, and the Journal of Clinical Densitometry. She has extensive experience in scientific society and other leadership positions in the UK, Europe and the US, and has received many honors including the National Osteoporosis Society Kohn Foundation Award (2006), the IBMS John G. Haddad Jr. Award (2009), and the ASBMR Fredric C. Bartter Award (2009).