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Editorial Board

Guangde Tu, Senior editor, BMC Series

New Content ItemGuangde has been the Editor of BMC Emergency Medicine since 2016 and is based in the Shanghai office. Before joining BMC, Guangde received his BSc in theoretical physics from Nanjing University, China and his PhD in quantum chemistry from the Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden. After graduation, he returned to China as an assistant researcher investigating the growth of composite membranes for water processing, before moving on to study the growth of solid tumors using computer simulation. His interest then turned to medical science and he worked as medical editor for a number of years before joining BMC as an editor of the BMC series.

Senior editorial board members:

Ardavan Khoshnood, Lund University, Sweden

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Dr. Khoshnood received his medical degree in 2011 and his PhD in 2017. He is currently an associate professor of emergency medicine at Lund University. He is also a clinician working at the Skane University Hospital Lund, Sweden. He also holds advanced university degrees in political science as well as criminology.

Senior Editor
Guangde Tu, PhD, Springer Nature, China

Assistant Editor
Siddhali Shirude, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India
Sayali More, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India

Manuscript Editors
Harshal Dhondge, PhD, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India
Nikhil Ghate, PhD, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India
Akshay Ravindra Joshi, PhD, MPhil, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India
Rajasree K P, PhD, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India
Raunaq Singh Nagi, PhD, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India
Noohi Nasim, PhD, Springer Nature, India
Vaishnavi Nimbalkar, MSc, Springer Nature, India
Pranitha Pandit, PhD, MPhil, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India
Priya Sharma, PhD, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India
Varsha Shetty, PhD, Springer Nature, India
Neha Tiwari, PhD, M.Tech, B.Tech, Springer Nature, India
Pratibha Verma, PhD, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India

Senior Editorial Board Members
Richard N. Bradley, MD, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, USA
Ardavan Khoshnood, MD, PhD, Skåne University Hospital at Lund, Sweden

Editorial Board Members
Bruria Adini, PhD, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
Seref Emre Atis, MD, Karabuk University, Turkey
Miklosh Bala, MD, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Israel
Rebecca Cash, PhD, Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, USA
Yves Chaput, MD, PhD, Presently in private practice, Canada
Stine Estrup, PhD, Zealand University Hospital, Denmark
Andrea Fabbri, Presidio Ospedaliero Morgagni-Pierantoni, AUSL Romagna Forlì (FC), Italy
Hojjat Farahmandnia, PhD, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Latha Ganti, MD, University of Central Florida, USA
Rakesh Garg, MD, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, India
Georgios Giannakopoulos, Amsterdam UMC, Netherlands
Bhavna Gupta, MD, MBBS, DA (MAMC), DNB, MBA, FNIV, PGDHM, PGDCR​​​​​​​, PGDMLE​​​​​​​, PGDEMA, All India Institute of Medical sciences, India
David Häske, PhD​​​​​​​, MSc, MBA, German Red Cross, Emergency Medical Service, Germany
Nico Hoogerwerf, MD, PhD, Radboud University Medical Center, Netherlands
Karin Hugelius, PhD, Örebro University, Sweden
Alessandro Jachetti, MD, Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico Milano, Italy
Namita Jayaprakash, MB, BcH, BAO, MRCEM, Henry Ford Health System, USA
Kirsten Johnson, Royal Victoria Hospital, Canada
Romain Jouffroy, PhD, Assistance Publique - Hopitaux de Paris, France
Burak Katipoğlu, MD, Ankara etlik city hospital, Turkey
Thomas Lardaro, MD, MPH, Indiana University School of Medicine, United States
Gregor Lindner, Bürgerspital Solothurn, Switzerland
Søren Mikkelsen, PhD, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
Hani Mowafi, MD, MPH, Yale University School of Medicine, USA
Swapna Munnangi, PhD, Nassau University Medical Center, USA
Rishi Nannan Panday, MD, PhD, Clinical Pharmacologist​​​​​​​, Amsterdam University Medical Centers, Netherlands
Jaroslav Pekara, PhD, Medical College Prague and EMS Prague, Czech Republic
Lorenzo Peluso, MD, Humanitas University, Italy
David Peran, Dr. Phil., MSc., Ph.D., Prague Emergency Medical Services, Czech Republic
Michael D. Repplinger, University of Wisconsin Madison, USA
Nicoletta Riva, MD, PhD, University of Malta Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, Malta
Leonardo Roever, PhD, Federal University of Bahia, Brazil
Alexandros Rovas, Dr. med., University Hospital Münster, Germany
Hendry R. Sawe, PhD, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Tanzania
Thomas Schmidt, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
Helene Skjøt-Arkil, PhD, Syddansk Universitet, Denmark
Roman Skulec, University Hospital Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic
Ogilvie Thom, James Cook University, Australia
James van Oppen, PhD, University of Sheffield, UK
Joseph Walline, MD, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
David Wampler, PhD, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonlo, USA
Arian Zaboli, Hospital of Merano, Italy
Nukhba Zia, MBBS, MPH, PhD, ​​​​​​​Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA

Editorial Advisors
Jerome Hoffman, UCLA School of Medicine, USA
Fiona Lecky, Centre for Urgent and Emergency Care Research, University of Sheffield, UK
Michael Wilson, University of Arkansas, USA

Statistical Advisors
Jacqueline Birks, NDORMS, University of Oxford, UK
Rahim Moineddin, University of Toronto, Della Lana School of Public Health, USA

Annual Journal Metrics

  • 2022 Citation Impact
    2.5 - 2-year Impact Factor
    2.8 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.266 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    0.795 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2023 Speed
    28 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    164 days submission to accept (Median)

    2023 Usage 
    586 Altmetric mentions 

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