People in the News 8/19/14

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According to the IUB Newsroom “Gary Dunham, a leader and innovator in academic publishing for two decades, has been appointed director of Indiana University Press and Digital Publishing, Executive Vice President and IU Bloomington Provost Lauren Robel announced today.

Dunham has served since 2010 as director of publications for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, where he transformed the 173,000-member association’s publications program.

He was previously executive director of State University of New York Press from 2008 to 2010 and director of University of Nebraska Press from 2004 to 2007. He has a Ph.D. in anthropology from the University of Virginia and has taught at the University of Nebraska, Creighton University and the University of Virginia.

Dunham brings with him an academic’s passion for books combined with a deep understanding of the editorial process to the position. With success in extending and enriching scholarly fields through proactive publishing efforts, he was central to the development of successful journal programs at both Nebraska and SUNY…

At the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, he co-developed and co-directed a book publishing program, oversaw a sweeping update of scholarly journals and online publications and redesigned the association’s news magazine. The association is a national professional organization for audiologists, speech-language pathologists, speech, language and hearing scientists, and students…

Dunham will begin his position as director of IU Press on Oct. 20. As director of IU Press and Digital Publishing, he will provide strategic and editorial direction, building on Indiana University’s reputation for high-quality print, e-book and journal publishing and leading the development of innovative publishing and scholarly communication…”

PRWeb reports that “Healthcare professionals who access evidence-based oncology information through DynaMed™ will now be using content overseen by the new DynaMed Deputy Editor of Oncology and Hematology, Kevin Loughlin, MD, MBA, MA (Hon.). Dr. Loughlin brings extensive credentials and significant experience in the field to the tool from EBSCO Health.

Dr. Loughlin is senior surgeon and a staff urologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard University Health Services, and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. He graduated from Princeton University, and received his MD from New York Medical College and an MBA from Boston University.

Board certified from the American Board of Urology, Dr. Loughlin is on multiple journal editorial boards. He has been named one of the Boston Magazine Best Doctors and to the Castle-Connolly Ltd. America’s Top Doctors for Cancer several times and in 2013 was selected to The Leading Physicians in the World by the International Association of Health Care Professionals…

As the deputy editor, Dr. Loughlin oversees the oncology and hematology content for DynaMed, and is responsible for providing the most useful information to doctors and other healthcare professionals at the point of care. He supervises a team of scientific and clinical writers and editors along with external peer reviewers to provide the most current, valid, relevant and convenient content and resources across oncology. He joins other DynaMed deputy editors including Sheila Bond, MD (Infectious Disease); and Peter Oettgen, MD (Cardiology)…”

And here is an update from Publisher’s Lunch:

John Loudon will join Yale University Press as consulting editor. Previously he was executive editor at Harper One in San Francisco.

At St. Martin’s Press, Laura Clark has been promoted to senior director of marketing, communications and audience development.

CLMP will honor Graywolf Press publisher Fiona McCrae for leadership and achievement in independent literary publishing, and Riverhead’s Katie Freeman for exceptional acts of literary achievement at their fall gala on October 29…

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