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Laureate Professor Nicholas Talley appointed new MJA Editor in Chief

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The board of Australasian Medical Publishing Company (publishers of doctorportal) has announced the appointment of a new Editor in Chief of the Medical Journal of Australia.

Laureate Professor Nicholas Talley has accepted the MJA Editor in Chief post and is due to start in December.

Chair of the AMPCo Board, Richard Allely said the board was honoured to have such a well-respected and multi-skilled medical leader at the helm.

“Professor Nick Talley is a clinician, educator, writer, author, researcher, and editor, with a strong track record in medical practice, medical education, and medical publishing, in Australia and overseas,” Mr Allely said.

“He brings significant experience, knowledge, and expertise to the MJA, and is perfectly suited to guiding Australia’s leading medical journal at a time of rapid change, innovation, and technological revolution in media and publishing.”

Professor Talley is the Pro Vice-Chancellor, Global Research, at the University of Newcastle, Australia and a part time staff specialist gastroenterologist at the John Hunter Hospital in Newcastle; President of The Royal Australasian College of Physicians; and Chair-Elect of the College of Presidents of Medical Colleges (CPMC). Professor Talley’s international adjunct appointments include Professor of Medicine and Professor of Epidemiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN USA; and Foreign Guest Professor, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.

He has published extensively in the peer-reviewed literature, and is considered one of the world’s most influential clinician-researchers.

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