Journal of Medical Toxicology joins biomedical publishing portfolio
Heidelberg / New York, 24 November 2009
Springer and the American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT) have signed an agreement to
collaborate on the publication of the Journal of Medical Toxicology (JMT), the official journal of the
ACMT, beginning in March 2010. It was previously published by the University of Pennsylvania Press.
The Journal of Medical Toxicology, an international, peer-reviewed journal, is dedicated to advancing
the science and practice of medical toxicology. The quarterly journal focuses on the diagnosis,
management, and prevention of poisoning, toxicity and other adverse health effects resulting from
medications, chemicals, occupational and environmental substances, and biological hazards. JMT
publishes original articles, illustrative cases, review articles and other special features. Christian A.
Tomaszewski of the University of California San Diego Medical Center is Editor-in-Chief.
Leslie R. Dye, Managing Editor and Associate Editor of JMT and a Board Member of the American
College of Medical Toxicology, said, “We are thrilled to have the opportunity to partner with Springer,
one of the giants in medical and academic publishing. One of the most significant advantages is
Springer’s ability to disseminate JMT to libraries throughout the world through its many national and
international consortia agreements. JMT’s greater availability in libraries through SpringerLink will
significantly increase its readership, as well as its impact factors, with the goal of securing more highquality
Michael D. Weston, Senior Editor of Biomedical Engineering at Springer, said, “”We are pleased the
American College of Medical Toxicology chose Springer to publish the Journal of Medical Toxicology.
The leadership of ACMT and the journal editor, managing editor, editorial board members and authors
have created a well-respected journal in just a few years. Springer’s global presence and expertise in
the electronic marketplace will aid the College’s mission of advancing the care of poisoned patients
worldwide. We look forward to a fruitful collaboration with ACMT to further develop the journal as the
primary source for trusted research in medical toxicology.”
The American College of Medical Toxicology (www.acmt.net) was organized in 1993 as the primary
organization to serve physicians who specialize in the care of poisoned patients. This practice
includes the caring for patients with drug overdose, acute drug abuse problems, chemical exposures
Springer (www.springer.com) is a leading global scientific publisher of books and journals, delivering
quality content through innovative information products and services. It publishes close to 500
academic and professional society journals. Springer is part of the publishing group Springer
Science+Business Media. In the science, technology and medicine (STM) sector, the group publishes
around 2,000 journals and more than 6,500 new books a year, as well as the largest STM eBook
Collection worldwide. Springer serves the global scientific and research community and has
operations in about 20 countries in Europe, the USA, and Asia, and more than 5,000 employees.
Journal of Medical Toxicology
ISSN: 1556-9039 (print version), ISSN: 1937-6995 (electronic version)
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