|Year : 2012 | Volume
| Issue : 1 | Page : 2
Editorial first issue: New journal
KA Seetharam1, C Padmavathi Devi2, BV Ramana Reddy3
1 Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Katuri Medical College, Katurinagar, Chinakondrupadu, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India
2 Department of Pathology, Siddhartha Medical College, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India
3 Department of Oral Pathology, SIBAR Institute of Dental Sciences, Takkellapadu, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India
|Date of Web Publication||21-Mar-2012|
K A Seetharam
Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Katuri Medical College, Katurinagar, Chinakondrupadu, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh
Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None
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Seetharam K A, Devi C P, Ramana Reddy B V. Editorial first issue: New journal. J NTR Univ Health Sci 2012;1:2
Welcome to the first issue of the "Journal of Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences" (JDRNTRUHS).
We hope that this new journal will serve our university faculty, researchers and students alike in being the main vehicle of presenting their ideas and research work in their respective fields and giving world wide exposure to their work. We hope to be a platform for discussion across multiple disciplines of medicine and promote sharing of ideas among experts from different fields of medicine.
This journal is the brain child of our honourable Vice-chancellor, Prof I. Venkateswara Rao. He along with Prof. T. Venugopala Rao, Registrar, Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences designed the format and put together an expert editorial team to work in unison and bring this journal to reality. Prof. I. Venkateswara Rao, Prof. Venugopala Rao, Prof. M V. Ramanamma, Rector, and Prof. A. Sarath Chandra, Academic Officer contributed to the framing of guidelines.
The Journal of Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences is a peer reviewed journal. It will be published quarterly with original articles, research briefs, case reports, focus, viewpoints and letters to the editor related to modern medicine, dental, nursing, physiotherapy and Indian medicine. Articles for Review section will be identified by specialty editors and the experts in that particular field will be invited to write comprehensive reviews. Each paper will be reviewed by at least two independent reviewers. Though we primarily aimed to publish the articles from our university researchers, we are open to accept world wide quality publications, which are useful to our readers. Online manuscript management system is followed to expedite the reviewing and publishing process.
This journal is being published online, as free and open access journal along with the print form. The full text of all the published articles can be accessed free on the journal website, www.jdrntruhs.org.
It is indeed a great pleasure to welcome the members of editorial board and advisory committee of Journal of Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences. We rely on their expertise for reviewing and accepting manuscripts to the journal. To ensure top-quality publications the editorial board consists of both national and international experts. Their contribution to the journal is invaluable and we are grateful to them for sparing their time to review the manuscripts and guide the journal. We thank them profusely for their precious feedback and advice. We thank all the authors who submitted their articles for the first issue.
We welcome and appreciate any suggestion to improve our activity and quality to deliver the best possible journal to our readers.