Greenland Named Editor of Archives of Internal Medicine
Philip Greenland, MD, Dingman Professor of Cardiology and chair of the Department of Preventive Medicine at the Feinberg School, has been named chief editor of the Archives of Internal Medicine effective January 1, 2004.
Founded in 1908, the semimonthly journal has a circulation of more than 100,000. It consistently ranks among the top 10 in such measures as impact in its field, joining prestigious publications including the Journal of the American Medical Association, New England Journal of Medicine, and Lancet.
“I am thrilled to have this opportunity to take the lead of one of the world’s top medical journals and to follow in the footsteps of many great editors of the Archives of Internal Medicine, especially my immediate predecessor, Dr. Jim Dalen,” remarked Dr. Greenland. “It is a great honor and a great responsibility, and I am looking forward to it tremendously.”
The journal’s deputy editors will be Feinberg School faculty members Linda L. Emanuel, MD, PhD, professor of medicine and director of the Buehler Center on Aging, and Janardan D. Khandekar, MD, professor and chair of medicine at Evanston Northwestern Healthcare.
Author or coauthor of more than 170 journal articles, book chapters, and monographs, Dr. Greenland’s current research focuses on heart disease in women, risk factors for cardiovascular disease, peripheral vascular disease epidemiology, and nutritional aspects of high blood pressure. He is principal investigator for four National Institutes of Health grants totaling more than $8 million.
His numerous honors and awards include the American Society of Preventive Cardiology’s Joseph Stokes Award, which recognizes outstanding achievement in furthering education, research, and clinical practice in cardiology, and the American Heart Association’s Award of Meritorious Achievement.
Dr. Greenland, 55, earned his MD degree from the University of Rochester (New York) School of Medicine and Dentistry, completing an internal medicine residency at Rochester’s Strong Memorial Hospital and a cardiology fellowship at the University of Minnesota Hospital, Minneapolis.
He joined the Feinberg School in 1991 from the University of Rochester, where he had been associate professor of medicine, psychiatry, and preventive, family, and rehabilitation medicine. From 1982â91 Dr. Greenland was director of preventive cardiology and cardiac rehabilitation at the University of Rochester Medical Center. From 1992â99 he served as medical director of Northwestern Memorial Hospital’s Cardiac Rehabilitation Program.