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New Editor, Canadian Journal of Infection ControlWarning - this news article expired on 2019-02-24. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable


It is with regret the Board of Directors IPAC Canada has accepted the resignation of Chingiz Amirov, Editor of CJIC.  IPAC Canada thanks Chingiz for his extraordinary service to the Association through increasing the journal’s international profile and preparing the journal for PubMed Index.  Chingiz is to be commended for increasing the number of published manuscripts, decreasing the time between review and publication, generating national and international contacts for prospective manuscripts, and generating increased revenue for the journal.  We wish Chingiz well in all his future endeavours.


The Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Victoria Williams MPH CIC has been appointed Interim Editor of the Canadian Journal of Infection Control.  Victoria has been a member of the Editorial Board of CJIC for several years and is a prominent author of several publications in CJIC.  The Board looks forward to continued progress of the journal through Victoria’s oversight. 

The Board also announces that Devon Metcalf MSc PhD CIC has been appointed Associate Editor.  The role of this new position is to provide assistance to the Editor through direct liaison with authors during the manuscript review process. 

We also acknowledge the ongoing support of Craig Kelman & Associates, Publisher of the Canadian Journal of Infection Control.  Through the support of our publisher, the journal has made significant advances as an internationally recognized expert journal.