Certified Peer Reviewer Course - Advisory Board and Speaker information 

Advisory board

Tim Donohoe 

Tim Donohoe
 

In 1989 Tim studied at Oxford for a D. Phil with Professor Steve Davies and then in 1992 went to the US for postdoctoral work with Professor Phil Magnus FRS.  

In 1994 he took up his first independent job as Lecturer in Chemistry at the University of Manchester, being promoted to Reader in 2000.  In 2001 he moved to the Dyson Perrins Laboratory, Oxford as Lecturer in Chemistry and Fellow of Magdalen College.  In 2004 he was appointed Professor of Chemistry at the University of Oxford and between 2006-2011 he was Head of Organic Chemistry at Oxford. 

Tim’s research interests lie in the field of redox chemistry, catalysis and the application this methodology to natural product synthesis. 

Tim has published 200 research papers and his research has been recognized with the GlaxoWellcome Award for Innovative Chemistry (1996), the Pfizer Academic Award (2000), the Novartis Young Investigator Award (2001), the AstraZeneca Award for Organic Chemistry (2002), the Royal Society of Chemistry Corday-Morgan Medal (2006), the RSC Synthetic Organic Chemistry Award (2011), the SCI process chemistry award (2012) and the RSC Charles Rees Award (2014) and an EPSRC Established Career Fellowship (2014). 

Since 2015, Tim is Editor of Tetrahedron Letters and he currently serves as Chairman of the Executive Board of the Tetrahedron publications.  

 

Allyson Evans 

Allyson Evans

Allyson trained as a cell and molecular biologist at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and as a postdoc at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  She joined Cell Press and Molecular Cell in 2010.  As Deputy Editor, Allyson’s responsibilities include strategic development and scientific outreach.  She handles papers across the breadth of the journal, with particular interests in metabolism, cell death, protein quality control, mitochondria, aging, and autophagy.   

 

Stephen Rosenstiel 

Stephen Rosenstiel

Stephen F. Rosenstiel B.D.S., M.S.D. is Professor Emeritus of Restorative and Prosthetic Dentistry at The Ohio State University College of Dentistry, where he maintains an intramural prosthodontic practice.  He is a 1973 dental graduate of Birmingham University in England and completed his Masters in Prosthodontics at Indiana University in 1977.  He taught fixed prosthodontics at the University of Florida and University of London before joining Ohio State in 1985. He is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, Past-President and current Secretary of the American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics, Past-President of The Carl O Boucher Conference the Prosthodontics Group of the International Association for Dental Research, the John F. Johnston Society for Advance Prosthodontics and the Fixed Prosthodontic Section, American Dental Education Association. He is an author of the textbook Contemporary Fixed Prosthodontics, the fifth edition of which was published in 2015.  The textbook has sold over 60,000 copies, is used in many dental schools and has been translated into ten languages.  He has authored over 180 scientific articles and abstracts, principally on the fracture properties of dental ceramics and dental esthetics.  

 

Peter Snyder 

Peter Snyder

Professor Snyder serves as the Senior Associate Editor of Alzheimer’s & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association, and as the Editor-in-Chief for Alzheimer’s & Dementia: Diagnosis, Assessment & Disease Monitoring (an open access journal of the Alzheimer’s Association).  Dr Snyder manages a robust research program, he publishes regularly within this field, and he has delivered over 200 presentations at international scientific conferences.  His academic interests span across a range of topics in neuropharmacology, neurophysiology, history of neuroscience and research ethics; and his clinical interests are currently focused on the topics of aging and dementia.   

From 1998 through 2005, Dr Snyder served as a scientist, clinician and director at Pfizer Global Research & Development.  As an Early Clinical Leader at Pfizer, where he led the development of novel compounds for the treatment of schizophrenia and Alzheimer’s disease.  Dr. Snyder left Pfizer in 2005, and he currently serves as Vice President for Research & Economic Development at the University of Rhode Island.  Dr Snyder is also a Scholar-in-Residence at the Rhode Island School of Design. 

Dr Snyder is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (Div. 40, Clinical Neuropsychology; Div. 6, Behavioural Neuroscience), and his most recent book (2015) focuses on the management of scientific integrity within academic medical centers. 

 

Ted Shortliffe 

Ted Shortliffe

Edward H. Shortliffe is Adjunct Professor of Biomedical Informatics at both Columbia University and the College of Health Solutions at Arizona State University. He is also Adjunct Professor of Health Policy and Research at Weill Cornell Medical College.  Previously he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the American Medical Informatics Association. He has also held tenured professorial appointments at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center in Houston, the University of Arizona, Arizona State University, Columbia University, and Stanford University. He has spearheaded the formation and evolution of graduate degree programs in biomedical informatics at Stanford, Columbia, and Arizona State University.   Both a PhD computer scientist and a physician who has practiced internal medicine, Dr. Shortliffe is an elected member of the US National Academy of Medicine.  He is also an elected fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics and the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence. He received the ACM’s Grace Murray Hopper Award in 1976 and ACMI’s Morris F. Collen Award in 2006.  Dr. Shortliffe is currently Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Biomedical Informatics and of a well-known textbook, Biomedical Informatics

 

Speakers

Bert Blocken 

Bert Blocken

Dr. Bert Blocken is Full Professor in the Department of the Built Environment at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) in the Netherlands and part-time Full Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at KU Leuven in Belgium. His main areas of expertise are urban physics, wind engineering and sports aerodynamics. He has published 178 papers in international peer-reviewed journals. According to the 2016 Academic Ranking of World Universities (Shanghai Ranking) & Elsevier, he is among the 150 most cited researchers world-wide both in the field of Civil Engineering and in the field of Energy Science & Engineering. He is listed as 2018 Highly Cited Researcher by Clarivate Analytics (Web of Science) for production of multiple highly cited papers that rank in the top 1 percent by citations for field and year in the Web of Science Core Collection. He supervises a team of five senior researchers and 26 PhD students. Website at urbanphysics.net

 

Catriona Fennell 

Catriona Fennell

Following graduation from the National University of Galway, Ireland, Catriona Fennell joined Elsevier as a Journal Manager in 1999. She later had the opportunity to learn about the intricacies of peer review while supporting and training hundreds of editors during the introduction of Elsevier Editorial System (EES). Since then, she has worked in various management roles in STM Journals Publishing, and as Director of Publishing Services, she is now responsible for its publishing integrity and reproducibility programs. 

 

Priyanka Kalra 

Priyanka Kalra

As a Project Manager Marketing at Elsevier, Priyanka Kalra manages Elsevier’s free e-learning platform, Researcher Academy. Through Researcher Academy, Priyanka aims to provide early career researchers with the tools they need to do better research. She holds three master’s degrees in the fields of international law, journalism and communications and is a Humanity in Action fellow. Other than being indecisive with her educational route, she likes to travel, read and work towards a more sustainable world with her No Straws Attached campaign. Follow Priyanka on LinkedIn

 

Bahar Mehmani 

Bahar Mehmani

Bahar is Reviewer Experience Lead in the Global Publishing Development department at Elsevier. She works on several projects related to the peer review process, all of which are designed to improve the process, recognize reviewers' contribution to the progress of science and make the process more transparent, collaborative and rewarding. She started her career at Elsevier as a managing editor for physics titles. Bahar received her PhD in Theoretical Physics from the University of Amsterdam in 2010 and was a postdoctoral researcher at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light before joining Elsevier in 2012. She is co-chair of the 2019 peer review week organization committee, a member of the PEERE: New Frontiers of peer review COST Action and a council member of the European Association for Science Editors (EASE). Bahar's recent publications include an article studying the impact of a pilot experiment she ran on open peer review on reviewer behavior

 

Patricia Morton 

Patricia Morton

Patricia Gonce Morton PhD, RN, ACNP-BC, FAAN, is Dean Emeritus, University of Utah College of Nursing.  Dr. Morton served as Dean and Professor at the University of Utah College of Nursing from 2013 to 2018.  Prior to that position, Dr. Morton was the Associate Dean for Academic Programs at the University of Maryland.  Dr. Morton has taught in the baccalaureate, master’s Doctor of Nursing Practice, and PhD programs. Dr. Morton is an educator, scholar, and acute care nurse practitioner and is known for her work in critical care nursing and nursing education. She has authored three textbooks and numerous book chapters and journal articles. She has served on the editorial board of six nursing journals and for seven years was the editor of the journal AACN Clinical Issues: Advanced Practice in Acute and Critical Care sponsored by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses. Currently, Dr. Morton is the editor of the Journal of Professional Nursing sponsored by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing. She also has presented many papers at regional, national, and international conferences. In recognition of her outstanding achievements, Dr. Morton was inducted as a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing in 1999. 

 

Zoë Mullan 

Zoe Mullan

Zoë Mullan is Editor-in-Chief of the open access journal, The Lancet Global Health. She is an Ex-Officio Board Member of the Consortium of Universities for Global Health and an International Advisory Board member of Sun-Yat Sen Global Health Institute, Guangzhou, China. Between 2013 and 2017 she was a Council Member and Trustee of the Committee on Publication Ethics. She trained in Biochemistry at the University of Bath, UK, before joining the publishing industry in 1997 as a Scientific Information Officer with CABI. She moved to The Lancet in 1999, where she has worked since, variously as a technical editor, section editor, and founding editor of The Lancet Global Health.  

 

Christopher Tancock 

Christopher Tancock

Christopher Tancock has worked in STM publishing for the past 14 years. He joined Elsevier in 2006 where he initially worked on social science book projects before moving to journals. He has managed various portfolios as a journal publisher including linguistics, history, education, sociology and political science. He is now Editor-in-Chief of Elsevier's Editors', Authors' and Reviewers' Updates and works on related communications projects. Chris has degrees in European studies and linguistics from Royal Holloway and the University of Oxford respectively and is based in the Oxford office. In his spare time, he is a Community First Responder with the South Central Ambulance Service. Chris is founder of Pint of Life, a new initiative which delivers free life-saving skills into the heart of the local community.