Julie Ann Sosa appointed editor-in-chief of World Journal of Surgery

October 18, 2017 – Sosa has been a member of the DCRI since 2013.

The DCRI’s Julie Ann Sosa, MA, MD, has been named the next editor-in-chief of the World Journal of Surgery, the official journal of the International Society of Surgery.

The announcement was made in an email to journal subscribers this week.

Sosa is a professor of surgery and medicine at Duke, where she serves as chief of Endocrine Surgery and director of the Surgical Center for Outcomes Research, as well as leader of the Endocrine Neoplasia Diseases Group and the Solid Tumor Therapeutics Program at the Duke Cancer Institute. Her clinical interest is in endocrine surgery, with a focus in thyroid cancer. She is an NIH-funded investigator and author of more than 270 peer-reviewed publications and 50 book chapters, largely focused on outcomes research, health care delivery, hyperparathyroidism, and thyroid cancer, with a focus on clinical trials.

Sosa is treasurer-elect of the American Thyroid Association (ATA) and serves on the Board of Directors/Executive Council of the ATA, International Thyroid Oncology Group, and Society for Surgical Oncology, as well as practice guidelines committees for the ATA and the National Comprehensive Cancer Network. She has mentored more than 50 students, residents, and fellows. She received her AB at Princeton, her MA at Oxford, and her MD at Johns Hopkins, where she completed her residency and a fellowship.

Sosa’s term as editor-in-chief will begin in 2018.