About the Journal

Editorial Board


Taiane de Azevedo Cardoso, BSc, MSc, PhD, Affiliate Senior Lecturer, School of Medicine, Deakin University (Australia)

Interactive Journal of Medical Research is seeking Associate Editors! Read about the roles at How can I apply to become an editorial board member? and apply for an Editorial Board position with the journal.

Shawn Huang, MS, Ph.D., Managing Editor

Editorial Board Members/ Section Editors

Monish A Sheth, MD, SFHM 


Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine-Temple 

Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Texas A&M College of Medicine 


Dr. Sheth completed his medical school at Smt. N.H.L Mun. Medical College in India and went to the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC-Mercy) for Internal Medicine residency. After the residency training, he moved to Temple-Texas to join as Hospitalist at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center and took Clinical Assistant Professorship with Texas A&M University Medical School.  He is actively involved in student mentorship and training future healthcare providers. He has participated in multiple clinical trials for COVID-19 and is active in peer-reviewed article publication and presenting abstracts at national conferences. He is joining a new temple campus for Baylor College of Medicine as Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine to mentor medical students and facilitate problem-based learning and lead Inquiry Projects. He is passionate about reducing readmission for complex patients including heart failure and COPD. He is focused on improving communication between multidisciplinary teams and sub-specialty teams to improve patient understanding and satisfaction thus improving patient outcomes. He leads multiple quality improvement projects like pain management and patient safety. He is also interested and involved in clinical research for new medication or tests for hospitalized patients.  

Farzana Hoque, MD, MRCP, FACP, FRCP

Associate Professor of Medicine, Saint Louis University School of Medicine Medical Director, SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital, President, Society of Hospital Medicine


Farzana Hoque, MD, MRCP, FACP, FRCP is an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine and the Co-Director of the Medicine Acting Internship at Saint Louis University School of Medicine. She also serves as the inaugural Medical Director of Bordley Tower at SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital. Dr. Hoque holds prestigious professional affiliations as a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (ACP) and a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) of the UK.

The American College of Physicians has selected Dr. Hoque to receive the Young Achiever Award for three consecutive years. She is the recipient of numerous prestigious awards including the Caring Physician Award, the Attending of the Quarter Award, Excellence in Professionalism Award from Saint Louis University Hospital. She received the Clinical Award: Physician of the Year by SSM Health as the solo physician from all hospitals of St. Louis, Missouri. She was also awarded "40 Under 40" honoree by the St. Louis Business Journal. Dr. Hoque serves as a Deputy Editor of the Journal of BMANA. She is the President of the Society of Hospital Medicine St. Louis Chapter. She has been invited as a speaker at multiple regional, national, and international conferences.

Naveen Ravikumar, MBBS, MD

Clinical Nephrologist, Nephrology associates of Yakima, United States


Dr. Naveen Ravikumar obtained his medical degree from Thanjavur Medical College in India in 2014. He completed his Internal medicine residency at University of Buffalo in 2020 and his nephrology fellowship at Oregon Health and Sciences University in 2022. He has been a vital part of many research projects since 2013 and has had multiple publications in medical journals throughout his career. Dr. Ravikumar joined Nephrology Associates of Yakima in July 2022 after completing his fellowship. He is passionate about improving kidney health in the community and also the quality of life of complex dialysis patients. He enjoys running and traveling. 

Mohammed Yousufuddin, MBBS, MD

Associate Professor, Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research


Mohammed Yousufuddin, MD, MSc, FRCP (Eire), FRCP (UK), FACP (USA) serves as a distinguished consultant physician in Medicine at the Mayo Clinic.  His academic journey began at Osmania Medical College (India) leading to internships at the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland (Ireland) and Aberdeen University (Scotland).  Further post-graduate studies included master’s and doctorate programs at Imperial College, London, England. He completed residency and fellowships at the Cleveland Clinic, West Virginia University, and the Mayo Clinic, earning board certification in Internal Medicine (USA) and Internal Medicine equivalents in the Republic of Ireland and the United Kingdom.

His outstanding contributions in research and scholarly activities had been recognized numerous awards from esteemed organizations such as Heart Failure Society of America, American College of Cardiology, American College of Physicians, the Cleveland Clinic, and West Virginia University.  Dr. Yousufuddin has coauthored over 45 publications in peer-reviewed journals with particular focus on clinical outcomes and more recently on digital health.  Currently, his research centers on developing AI-based algorithms aimed at integrating seamlessly into work-flow processes to mitigate the risk of in-hospital complications, readmissions, early mortality following index hospitalization.

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How can I apply to become an editorial board member?

We are currently looking to expand our editorial board. To apply as subject editor specifically for JMIR, please go to this application form. You should hold a PhD or similar higher degree and have a publication track record (h-index>8) and ideally academic editing experience. 

Guest Editors & Theme Issue Proposals

JMIR Publications welcomes guest editors to assemble a theme issue on a special subtopic. For more information, please visit How to guest edit a theme issue and How to suggest a theme issue.  

This may be particularly interesting for workshop and conference organizers putting together a grant-funded event (eg, with invited experts) on a topic in scope for the journal. JMIR Publications can then be used as a dissemination vehicle. (Funding through grants or other sources is usually required and should be budgeted for in grant proposals. Letters of support are available from the JMIR Publications editor, if needed. Note that granting agencies such as NLM or CIHR usually want to see some sort of knowledge translation activities in workshop proposals, and have in the past funded the JMIR Publications APFs.)

The task of the guest editor(s) is generally

  • to solicit manuscripts from colleagues concerning the selected topic,
  • to select peer-reviewers for incoming manuscripts,
  • to make decisions (together with the editorial board) on article revisions and acceptance, and
  • to write an editorial for the theme issue
  • to secure funding to sponsor the APFs for published papers (usually in the $10-20k range).

Alternatively, the conference abstracts may be published in a supplement, with or without selected full papers published later in a theme issue or in regular JMIR Publications issues. See We are organizing a conference - can we publish our proceedings / abstracts in iproceedings? regarding publishing conference abstracts.