Dr. Catherine D. DeAngelis is Editor-in-Chief of JAMA, The Journal of the American Medical Association, Editor-in-Chief of Scientific Publications and Multimedia Applications, and Professor of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University of School of Medicine. She received her MD from the University of Pittsburgh's School of Medicine, and her MPH from the Harvard Graduate School of Public Health (Health Services Administration), and her pediatric specialty training at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. DeAngelis oversees JAMA as well as nine Archives publications and JAMA related website content. Before her appointment with JAMA, she was vice dean for Academic Affairs and Faculty, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and from 1994-2000, she was editor of Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. She also has been a member of numerous journal editorial boards. She has authored or edited 11 books on Pediatrics and Medical Education and has published over 200 original articles, chapters, editorials, and abstracts. Most of her recent publications have focused on conflicts of interest in medicine, on women in medicine, and on medical education. Dr. DeAngelis is a past council member of the National Academy of Science, Institute of Medicine, a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and has served as an officer of numerous national academic societies including past chairman of the American Board of Pediatrics and Chair of the Pediatric Accreditation Council for Residency Review Committee of the American Council on Graduate Medical Education. She is a member of the Advisory Committee to the Director, NIH.