The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS) congratulates Dr. Susan Galandiuk, of Louisville, Kentucky, who was recently named Editor-in-Chief of the society's scientific journal, Diseases of the Colon & Rectum.
Dr. Galandiuk is a professor of surgery, program director for the Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery and director of the Price Institute of Surgical Research at the University of Louisville. She will replace the current and longstanding Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Robert Madoff, effective January 1, 2017.
Diseases of the Colon & Rectum is the world's leading publication in colorectal surgery, ranking in the top 14% of all peer-reviewed surgery journals. Editors-in-Chief must show a record of significant scholarly achievement, editorial skills and an understanding of the international community of scholars and practitioners. The position is held for a term of five years, and can be renewed for a second five-year term.