Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW), part of Wolters Kluwer Health, is pleased to announce that it has entered into a licensing agreement with the Chinese Journal of Aesthetic and Plastic Surgery (CJAPS), to provide selected articles and abstracts from Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (PRS), the official journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, to be translated into Chinese and published in CJAPS. LWW is the publisher of record for PRS.
Karen Abramson, President and CEO, Wolters Kluwer Health Medical Research, will join CJAPS at a signing ceremony in Shenyang, China on September 14th attended by leading Chinese plastic & reconstructive surgery specialists, along with representatives from CJAPS, PRS, and Wolters Kluwer. Key attendees include Dr. Jingheng Gao, Editor-in-Chief of CJAPS, Dr. Rod Rohrich, MD, Editor-in-Chief of PRS, and Dr. Zhanquan Li, Vice President of the People’s Hospital of Liaoning Province (Sponsor of CJAPS). Dr. Rohrich also will give an academic presentation following the ceremony.
CJAPS will feature PRS full text articles in Chinese and English abstracts in a special section of the journal on a bi-monthly basis.
“This agreement with CJAPS demonstrates our dedication to expanding access to leading health and medical research in China –- and throughout the world,” said Abramson. “Our publishing initiatives are grounded in helping society partners uncover new distribution and online content channels — sharing important and relevant published content from one esteemed journal to the other. this partnership agreement is an ideal fit for CJAPS and PRS.”
Dr. Rohrich commented, “This agreement represents a unique opportunity to expand the reach of PRS globally, while supporting the professional development of Chinese plastic surgery practitioners. We’re very pleased to partner with such a reputable journal as CJAPS.”
Dr. Gao added, “We’re honored to undertake this partnership with LWW to provide important peer-reviewed content from PRS on new techniques and developments in plastic surgery. PRS is world-renown for its comprehensive coverage on all aspects of plastic surgery and we’re proud to offer our readers this valuable information.”
Founded in 1990, the Chinese Journal of Aesthetic and Plastic Surgery, is one of the leading aesthetic surgery journals in China. Published monthly, CJAPS is a Chinese language journal with English abstracts. the journal is considered of the highest academic quality, recognized in China and internationally, and offers comprehensive information on the subject of aesthetic surgery.
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (PRS) is the official journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. PRS brings subscribers up-to-the-minute reports on the latest techniques and follow-up for all areas of plastic and reconstructive surgery, including breast reconstruction, experimental studies, maxillofacial reconstruction, hand and microsurgery, burn repair, cosmetic surgery, as well as news on medicolegal issues. the cosmetic section provides expanded coverage on new procedures and techniques and offers more cosmetic-specific content than any other journal.
About the Chinese Journal of Aesthetic and Plastic Surgery (CJAPS)
CJAPS is sponsored by the China Medical Doctor Association (CMDA), Liaoning Provincial Hospital, and falls within the Ministry of Health of the People’s Republic of China. Its editorial committee is made up of more than one hundred and sixty-one distinguished Chinese and internationally known plastic and aesthetic surgeons. One hundred and forty-six members come from twenty-two provinces in China; three are from the United States; six are from Japan; four are from Korea and one each from Singapore and India. Seventeen Chinese members are outstanding specialists in their field.
About Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW) is a leading international publisher for healthcare professionals and students with nearly 300 periodicals and 1,500 books in more than 100 disciplines publishing under the LWW brand, as well as content-based sites and online corporate and customer services.
LWW is part of Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading provider of information and business intelligence for students, professionals and institutions in medicine, nursing, allied health and pharmacy. Major brands include traditional publishers of medical and drug reference tools and textbooks, such as Lippincott Williams & Wilkins and Facts & Comparisons®; and electronic information providers, such as Ovid®, UpToDate®, Medi-Span® and ProVation® Medical.
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