Dermatitis - The official journal of the ACDS
Message from the Editor
A New Journey
With great pride and the highest level of enthusiasm, Dermatitis embarks on a new journey forward with our new publisher, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins beginning with the January/February 2012 issue. ACDS, the Editorial Board,and LWW are united in pursuing scientific and clinical journalism to even greater heights in the fields of contact, atopic, occupational, and drug dermatitis.
In 2010, Dermatitis received an impact factor of 2.264, which is doubled from 2009, according to the 2009 Journal Citation Reports© published by Thomson Reuters.
Dermatitis has also had the greatest move upward—from 36th to 15th —in ranking among the 48 Dermatology journals.
Born in 1987, Dermatitis (formerly American Journal of Contact Dermatitis) was nurtured by Robert M. Adams (1987-93), our first editor. It was Walter G. Larsen (1993-8), our second editor, who solidified the journal’s relationship with the American Contact Dermatitis Society (ACDS) and earned the journal official recognition by the Index Medicus. During my editorial tenure (1998-present), Dermatitis acquired many of its current features including its new name.
Finally, as we move forward with LWW we invite prospective authors to submit articles by going to http://www.editorialmanager.com/der. for information for authors. Review articles are welcomed and authors may be paid $250.00 for submissions.
Department of Dermatology
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