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Editors and Staff

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Dr. Alan Dardik

JVS-Vascular Science—Editor-in-Chief

JVS-VL—Associate Editor


Dr. Alan Dardik is a surgeon-scientist who uses the power of molecular biology to achieve a modern understanding of vascular physiology and disease, using laboratory investigation to ultimately benefit patients with vascular disease. He serves as Vice Chair of Yale's Department of Surgery where he is charged with Faculty Affairs and focuses his clinical practice on teaching at the VA Connecticut. Dr. Dardik currently serves as the Editor for JVS-Vascular Science; he is a past President of the New England Society for Vascular Surgery as well as the Association of VA Surgeons.

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Dr. Ron Dalman

Incoming Executive Editor


Ronald L. Dalman, MD, DFSVS, is the Walter C. and Elsa R. Chidester Professor, Vice Chair of Surgery for Clinical Affairs and Associate Dean for Market Development at Stanford Medicine. His service to the Society for Vascular Surgery includes many roles, most recently as Past-President. As the inaugural Executive Editor for the Journal of Vascular Surgery publications suite, Dr. Dalman will work in concert with the respective individual journal editors-in-chief to advance vascular science and clinical practice through excellence in academic publishing.

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Dr. John A. Curci

Associate Editor

Dr. John A. Curci is an Associate Professor of Surgery in the Division of Vascular Surgery at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center and is Chief of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System.
Dr. Curci's primary research interest is in the biology of the abdominal aortic aneurysm. Other research interests include the inflammation that promotes and is associated with atherosclerotic disease and the recovery of patients after lower extremity amputation. He is currently serving as the Chair of the Foundation Development Committee of the Society for Vascular Surgery.

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Dr José Antonio Diaz

Associate Editor


Dr. Diaz is the Director of the Division of Surgical Research at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, in Nashville Tennessee. AQ Board member of the American Venous Forum Foundation, he is also Past-Chair of the Standardization Committee in Research Models of Thrombosis and Hemostasis at the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis, a member of the American Heart Association, a Deputy Chair of the UIP Educational Committee and is an American Venous Forum Distinguished Fellow. He was appointed in 2020 by the JVS: Vascular Science as Associate Editor.

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Dr. Ulf Hedin

Associate Editor

Dr. Ulf Hedin is a surgeon scientist and professor at the Department of Vascular Surgery at the Karolinska University Hospital and Karolinska Institute.
He acted as chairman of the Department of Vascular Surgery at the Karolinska University Hospital between 2010 and 2016, he has had recognized positions of trust in the European Society of Vascular Surgery (ESVS) and the Vascular Access Society and nationally for the Swedish Board of Health and Welfare, the Swedish Heart-Lung Foundation, the Swedish Research Council, the Swedish Society for Vascular Surgery, and the Lundbeck Foundation.

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Dr Gale Tang

Associate Editor


Dr. Tang is a surgeon scientist at the VA Puget Sound and Associate Professor of the Division of Vascular Surgery at the University of Washington. She spent three years in the laboratory with Dr Louis Messina developing and working with hindlimb ischemia models in mice and rats during her general surgery training at UCSF, followed by vascular fellowship training at Northwestern University. Her current research interests are in arteriogenesis after hindlimb ischemia and vein graft neointimal hyperplasia, currently funded by a VA Merit Award.

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Philip Jackson

Senior Managing Editor


As Senior Managing Editor, Phil oversees editorial operations for the JVS family of journals. He also serves as Managing Editor for the Journal of Vascular Surgery.

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Tyler Cosgrove

Managing Editor — JVS-Vascular Science and Journal of Vascular Surgery Cases, Innovations and Techniques


As the Managing Editor of JVS-Vascular Science and Journal of Vascular Surgery Cases, Innovations and Techniques, Tyler is responsible for day-to-day activities from manuscript submission to publication. Tyler coordinates closely with Editors to set Journal policy and grow and promote the Journals to surgeons and surgeon scientists.

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Carlee Green

Managing Editor—JVS-Venous and Lymphatic Disorders


After graduating from Northwestern University in Evanston, IL with a Bachelor of Arts in English and Communication Studies, Carlee spent a year living and working in Dublin, Ireland. She joined the Society for Vascular Surgery Staff in Rosemont, IL in May 2018.

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Emily Sachs

Editorial Assistant


As the Editorial Assistant, Emily works closely with authors, editors, reviewers, and the rest of the JVS team to help manage the day-to-day activities from manuscript submission to publication across all four JVS journals. After graduating from DePaul University in Chicago, IL with a Master of Arts in Relational Communication, Emily worked with the SVS as a Project Specialist, assisting multiple departments. Emily joined the JVS team in July 2021.

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