Kelly Soldavin is a Senior Editor for Taylor & Francis and manages a portfolio of Medicine & Health original research journals, including Current Medical Research & Opinion and Journal of Medical Economics. She is an advocate for, and has a special interest in, digital features and media, specifically plain language summaries; current trends in open research and scientific publishing; and ethical and transparent publishing practices. Kelly is a frequent speaker on these topics at conferences and webinars sponsored by the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP), The International Publication Planning Meeting (TIPPA), Counsel of Science Editors, and Medical Publication & Scientific Communications Summit, among others. She is a member of the ISMPP Social Media & Web-based Metrics Working Group and the Annual Meeting Program Committee and an author and peer reviewer of articles focused on publishing practices.
Jonathan Patience is the Head of Commissioning for Taylor & Francis’ Expert Collection, a collection of 28 peer-reviewed medical journals comprising the “Expert Opinion” and “Expert Review” series, which cover every stage of the pharmaceutical development pipeline and every major field of clinical medicine, respectively. Jonathan leads a team of Editors who commission and manage manuscripts published within these series. Jonathan is an advocate for, and has a special interest in, publishing ethics & integrity, open research trends, improving author publication journeys and improving communicability of research through digital publication enhancements (e.g., plain language summaries, video etc.).