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Lancet Biography

Position:
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Reasoning:

No position found as of June 22, 2007

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
   Media and Academic Journals
Mainstream print, broadcast, radio, and internet media entities such as the New York Times, CNN, ABC News, National Public Radio, Slate.com, Seattlepi.com, etc., as well as influential academic journals such as the Journal of the American Medical Association, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Foreign Policy, etc.
Description:

“The Lancet is an independent and authoritative voice in global medicine. We seek to publish high-quality clinical trials that will alter medical practice; our commitment to international health ensures that research and analysis from all regions of the world is widely covered.”

“About Us,” www.thelancet.com (accessed Nov. 12, 2007)

Mission:

“When Thomas Wakley founded The Lancet in 1823, he announced “A lancet can be an arched window to let in the light or it can be a sharp surgical instrument to cut out the dross and I intend to use it in both senses”. This philosophy remains at the heart of the journal today.”

“About Us,” www.thelancet.com (accessed Nov. 12, 2007)

Other:
Peer-reviewed medical journal
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