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Chairman
W Abel  
Professor of Psychiatry
Head, Community Health and Psychiatry
The University of the West Indies
Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica
E-mail: wendel.abel@uwimona.edu.jm
Editor-in-Chief
EN Barton
Professor of Medicine and Nephrology
Department of Medicine
The University of the West Indies
Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica
E-mail: everard.barton@uwimona.edu.jm 
Associate Editors  
D Cohall
Lecturer in Pharmacology and Phase I MB BS Coordinator
Faculty of Medical Sciences
The University of the West Indies
Cave Hill, St Michael, Barbados
E-mail: damian.cohall@cavehill.uwi.edu
T Ferguson
Lecturer in Clinical Epidemiology
Epidemiology Research Unit
Tropical Medicine Research Institute
The University of the West Indies
Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica
E-mail: trevor.ferguson02@uwimona.edu.jm
 
DT Gilbert
Consultant Neurologist
Faculty of Medical Sciences
The University of the West Indies
Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica
E-mail: david.gilbert@uwimona.edu.jm
 
A Hennis
Professor and Director
Department of Non-communicable Diseases and
Mental Health
Pan American Health Organization
E-mail:ahennis1@gmail.com 
 
G Hutchinson
Professor of Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry
Clinical Medical Sciences
The University of the West Indies
St Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago
E-mail:gerard.hutchinson@sta.uwi.edu 
 

Assistant Editors

MO Castillo-Rangel
Professor in Linguistics and Literature
Department of Humanities
Northern Caribbean University, Mandeville, Jamaica
E-mail: rangelcastillo.mario.2003@gmail.com

KR Chin
Less Exposure Surgery Specialists Institute
3816 Hollywood Boulevard, #102
Hollywood, FL 33021
3200 S University Dr
Ft Lauderdale, FL 33328
USA
E-mail: kingsleychin@thelessinstitute.com
 
W Francis
Surgical Oncologist
Affinity Research Ltd
94 Nassau Street, Nassau CB-13932, Bahamas
E-mail: wesley.francis@gmail.com 
A Levy
Associate Professor of Pharmacology
Nova Southeastern University
College of Medical Sciences
Room 1339 Terry Bldg
3200 S University Dr
Ft Lauderdale, FL 33328
USA
E-mail: alevy1@nova.edu
AK Soyibo
Internal Medicine and Nephrology
Department of Medicine
Faculty of Medical Sciences
The University of the West Indies
Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica
E-mail: demoskey@hotmail.com
H Trotman
Senior Lecturer in Child Health
Department of Child Health
Faculty of Medical Sciences
The University of the West Indies
Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica
E-mail: helen.trotmanedwards@uwimona.edu.jm
 

 

 
Deans   
P Adams
Dean
Faculity of Medical Sciences
The University of the West Indies
Cave Hill, Barbados
E-mail: peter.adams@cavehill.uwi.edu  
T Paul
Dean
Faculty of Medical Sciences
The University of the West Indies 
Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica
E-mail:tomlin.paul@uwimona.edu.jm 
R Roberts
Director, UWI Clinical Training Programme
Department of Surgery, Princess Margaret Hospital,
The University of the West Indies School of Clinical Medicine and Research, Nassau, Bahamas
E-mail:robroberts@batelnet.bs 
or robinnassau50@yahoo.com
 
T Seemungal
Professor of Medicine
Department of Clinical Sciences
The University of the West Indies
St Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago
E-mail: terence.seemungal@sta.uwi.edu
Treasurer  
N Logan
Campus Bursar
The University of the West Indies
Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica
E-mail: nigel.logan@uwimona.edu.jm 
 
Editorial Board  
T Alleyne
Biochemistry Unit
Department of Preclinical Sciences
The University of the West Indies
St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago
E-mail: trevor.alleyne@gmail.com 
P Brown                                                               
Lecturer in Faculity of Medical Sciences - Basic Medical Sciences
E-mail: paul.brown@uwimona.edu.jm

 

C Christie-Samuels
Professor and Chair of Paediatrics (Infectious Disease, Epidemiology and Public Health); 
Director - Vaccines Infectious Disease Centre and the Kingston Paediatric and Paternal HIV/AIDS Programme for Clinical Research 
Department of Child and Adolescent Health
Faculty of Medical Sciences
The University of the West Indies
Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica
E-mail: celia.christiesamuels@uwimona.edu.jm
N Duncan
Professor of Paediatric Surgery
Department of Surgery, Radiology, Anaesthesia and Intensive Care
Faculty of Medical Sciences
The University of the West IndiesMona, Kingston 7, Jamaica
E-mail: newton.duncan@uwimona.edu.jm
 
 
H Fletcher 
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Faculty of Medical Sciences
The University of the West Indies
Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica
E-mail: horace.fletcher@uwimona.edu.jm

 

 

 

 

 

 

Y Fujita
Department of Internal Medicine,
Division of Medical Oncology,
Teikyo University School of Medicine,
Tokyo 173-8605, Japan
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
R Gibson
Senior Lecturer in Faculty of Science,
Department of Community Health and Psychiatry,
E-mail: roger.gibson02@uwimona.edu.jm

J Hospedales
Executive Director
Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA)
16-18 Jamaica Boulevard
Federation Park
Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
E-mail: hospedja@carpha.org

T Jones
Director, Dentistry Programme
Faculty of Medical Sciences
The University of the West Indies
Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica
E-mailthaon.jones@uwimona.edu.jm
W McLaughlin
Professor of Molecular Biology
Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences
The University of the West Indies
Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica
E-mail: wayne.mclaughlin@uwimona.edu.jm
R Melbourne-Chambers
Head of Department in Faculty of Medical Sciences - Child & Adolescent Health
Lecturer in Faculty of Medical Sciences - Child & Adolescent Health
E-mail: roxanne.melbournechambers@uwimona.edu.jm
A Nicholson
Head of Department in Faculty of Medical Sciences - Microbiology
Lecturer in Faculty of Medical Sciences - Microbiology
E-mail: alison.nicholson@uwimona.edu.jm
 
MO Owolabi
Consultant Neurologist
Department of Medicine,
University College Hospital,
PMB 5116, Ibadan, Nigeria
E-mail: mayowaowolabi@yahoo.com
A Pearson
Head, Department of Basic Medical Sciences
The University of the West Indies
Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica
E-mail: andrew.pearson@uwimona.edu.jm
J Plummer
Consultant General Surgeon
Department of Surgery, Radiology, Anaesthesia
And Intensive Care
The University of the West Indies
Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica
E-mail: joseph_plummer@yahoo.com
C Rattray 
Head of Department in Faculty of Medical Sciences - Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Lecturer in Faculty of Medical Sciences - Obstetrics & Gynaecology
E-mail: carole.rattray@uwimona.edu.jm
 
 
 
T Richards
Head, Medical Library
The University of the West Indies
Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica
E-mail: tereza.richards@uwimona.edu.jm
 
DT Simeon
Faculty of Medical Sciences
The University of the West Indies
St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago
E-mail: sta.uwi.edu
MF Smikle
Professor of Microbiology
Department of Microbiology
Faculty of Medical Sciences
The University of the West Indies
Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica
E-mail: monica.smikle@uwimona.edu.jm
S Weaver
Lecturer and Head of School,
The University of the West Indies,
School of Nursing, Mona
E-mail: steve.weaver@uwimona.edu.jm

R Wright-Pascoe
Professor in Faculty of Medical Sciences - Medicine
Head of Department in Faculty of Medical Sciences - Medicine
E-mail: rosemarie.wrightpascoe@uwimona.edu.jm

 

Y Zhao
Vice President at John Hopkins Chinese Students and Scholars Association
Baltimore, Maryland, USA;
Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery
Nanjing 210029, Jiangsu Province, China
E-mail: njzyb72@sina.com

Editorial Advisory Board

 
M Boyne
Professor of Endocrinology
Tropical Metabolism Research Unit
Tropical Medicine Research Institute
The University of the West Indies
Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica
E-mail: michael.boyne@uwimona.edu.jm
 
 
 
 
FC Brosius III
Professor of Internal Medicine and Physiology
Chief, Division of Nephrology
University of Michigan Hospital and Health Systems
5520 MSRB1
1150 W Medical Center Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5680, USA
E-mail: fbrosius@umich.edu

 

 
G Burkett
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine,
1611 NW 12th Avenue
Miami, FL 33136
USA
E-mail: gburkett@med.miami.edu
D Eldemire-Shearer
Professor of Public Health and Ageing
Director, Mona Ageing and Wellness Centre
Department of Community Health and Psychiatry
The University of the West Indies
Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica
E-mail: denise.eldemireshearer@uwimona.edu.jm
C Escoffery
Professor of Anatomical Pathology and Consultant Pathologist
Department of Pathology
Faculty of Medical Sciences
The University of the West Indies
Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica
E-mail: carlos.escoffery@uwimona.edu.jm
 
 
 
LF Ferder 
Professor and Chairman
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
Ponce School of Medicine
PO Box 7004
Ponce, Puerto Rico
E-mail: leferder@psm.edu




 
N Kissoon
Vice President, Medical Affairs
BC Children’s Hospital and Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children;
Professor in Critical Care – Global Child Health
University of British Columbia and the BC Children’s Hospital;
Clinical Investigator, Child and Family Research Institute
B24C - 4480 Oak Street, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4
E-mail: nkissoon@cw.bc.ca
M Lee
Professor in Gastroenterology
Department of Medicine
Faculty of Medical Sciences
The University of the West Indies
Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica
E-mail: michael.lee@uwimona.edu.jm
C Ogunsalu
Senior Lecturer/Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
Department of Basic Medical Sciences
The University of the West Indies
Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica
E-mail: chrisogun@yahoo.com
OO Oguntibeju
Chartered Scientist (CSci) and Group Leader
Nutrition and Chronic Disease Research Unit
Oxidative Stress Research Centre
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Faculty of Health and Wellness Sciences
Cape Peninsula University of Technology
Bellville, South Africa
E-mail: oguntibejuo@cput.ac.za
A Ojo
Professor of Nephrology, Internal Medicine and Epidemiology
University of Michigan Medical School
3914 TC
Ann Arbor MI 48109-5364, USA
E-mail: aojo@umich.edu
D Oshi
Senior Lecturer 
Faculty of Medical Sciences - Community Health & Psychiatry
E-mail:daniel.oshi@uwimona.edu.jm
 
 

M Samms-Vaughan
Professor of Child Health and Child Development and Behaviour 
Department of Child and Adolescent Health 
Faculty of Medical Sciences
The University of the West Indies
Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica
E-mail: maureen.sammsvaughan@uwimona.edu.jm
GR Serjeant
Chairman
Sickle Cell Trust (Jamaica)
14 Milverton Crescent
Kingston 6, Jamaica
E-mail: grserjeant@cwjamaica.com
AAE Verhagen
Professor in General Paediatrics
Department of Paediatrics
University of Medical Center, Groningen, Netherlands
E-mail: a.a.e.verhagen@bkk.umcg.nl
 
 
 
 
M Voutchkov
Professor of Applied Nuclear Physics
Department of Physics
The University of the West Indies
Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica
E-mail: mitko.voutchkov@gmail.com
 
 
 
RJ Wilks
Professor of Epidemiology
Director, Epidemiology Research Unit
Tropical Medicine Research Institute
The University of the West Indies
Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica
E-mail: rainford.wilks@uwimona.edu.jm
 
Past Editors
JL Stafford 1951–1955
JA Tulloch 1956–1960
D Gore 1961
CP Douglas 1962
D Gore 1963–1966
P Curzen 1967
RA Irvine 1967–1969
TVN Persaud 1970–1972
GAO Alleyne 1973–1975
V Persaud 1975–1995
D Raje 1995–1996
WN Gibbs 1996–1999
 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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