American Journal of Clinical Dermatology

, Volume 20, Issue 6, pp 743–747 | Cite as

Acknowledgement to Referees

Acknowledgement to Referees

Dear Reader,

As we reach the final issue of the American Journal of Clinical Dermatology for 2019, we wish to reflect on another successful year’s achievements, and to thank all those who have contributed their time and effort to guarantee the high quality of our content.

2019 was a successful year for the American Journal of Clinical Dermatology. Over 68 articles have been published; the most popular of these, in terms of downloads from SpringerLink, have been:

Infections in Dupilumab Clinical Trials in Atopic Dermatitis: A Comprehensive Pooled Analysis. Eichenfield, L.F., Bieber, T., Beck, L.A. et al. Am J Clin Dermatol (2019) 20: 443.

Improvement in Patient-Reported Outcomes (Dermatology Life Quality Index and the Psoriasis Symptoms and Signs Diary) with Guselkumab in Moderate-to-Severe Plaque Psoriasis: Results from the Phase III VOYAGE 1 and VOYAGE 2 Studies. Armstrong, A.W., Reich, K., Foley, P. et al. Am J Clin Dermatol (2019) 20: 155.

Topical Glycopyrronium Tosylate for the Treatment of Primary Axillary Hyperhidrosis: Patient-Reported Outcomes from the ATMOS-1 and ATMOS-2 Phase III Randomized Controlled Trials. Pariser, D.M., Hebert, A.A., Drew, J. et al. Am J Clin Dermatol (2019) 20: 135.

A 44-Week Open-Label Study Evaluating Safety and Efficacy of Topical Glycopyrronium Tosylate in Patients with Primary Axillary Hyperhidrosis. Glaser, D.A., Hebert, A.A., Nast, A. et al. Am J Clin Dermatol (2019) 20: 593.

Oral Lesions in Autoimmune Bullous Diseases: An Overview of Clinical Characteristics and Diagnostic Algorithm. Rashid, H., Lamberts, A., Diercks, G.F.H. et al. Am J Clin Dermatol (2019).

Efficacy and Safety of Crisaborole Ointment, 2%, for the Treatment of Mild-to-Moderate Atopic Dermatitis Across Racial and Ethnic Groups. Callender, V.D., Alexis, A.F., Stein Gold, L.F. et al. Am J Clin Dermatol (2019) 20: 711.

JAK Inhibitors for Atopic Dermatitis: An Update. He, H. & Guttman-Yassky, E. Am J Clin Dermatol (2019) 20: 181.

Feasibility and Utility of the Psoriasis Symptom Inventory (PSI) in Clinical Care Settings: A Study from the International Psoriasis Council. Strober, B., van de Kerkhof, P.C.M., Callis Duffin, K. et al. Am J Clin Dermatol (2019) 20: 699.

Efficacy, Safety, and Patient-Reported Outcomes in Patients with Moderate-to-Severe Plaque Psoriasis Treated with Brodalumab for 5 Years in a Long-Term, Open-Label, Phase II Study. Lebwohl, M.G., Blauvelt, A., Menter, A. et al. Am J Clin Dermatol (2019).

Acne, the Skin Microbiome, and Antibiotic Treatment. Xu, H. & Li, H. Am J Clin Dermatol (2019) 20: 335.

Social media sharing of information has become important and is another metric with which to measure the reach of articles. This year the following articles published in the American Journal of Clinical Dermatology scored highly on the Altmetric system:

Long-Term Effectiveness and Safety of Up to 48 Weeks’ Treatment with Topical Adapalene 0.3%/Benzoyl Peroxide 2.5% Gel in the Prevention and Reduction of Atrophic Acne Scars in Moderate and Severe Facial Acne. Dréno, B., Bissonnette, R., Gagné-Henley, A. et al. Am J Clin Dermatol (2019) 20: 725.

Acne, the Skin Microbiome, and Antibiotic Treatment. Xu, H. & Li, H. Am J Clin Dermatol (2019) 20: 335.

Characterization and Analysis of the Skin Microbiota in Rosacea: A Case–Control Study. Rainer, B.M., Thompson, K.G., Antonescu, C. et al. Am J Clin Dermatol (2019).

Impact of Clinical Specialty Setting and Geographic Regions on Disease Management in Patients with Psoriatic Arthritis in the United States: A Multicenter Observational Study. Mease, P.J., Liu, C., Siegel, E. et al. Am J Clin Dermatol (2019).

Feasibility and Utility of the Psoriasis Symptom Inventory (PSI) in Clinical Care Settings: A Study from the International Psoriasis Council. Strober, B., van de Kerkhof, P.C.M., Callis Duffin, K. et al. Am J Clin Dermatol (2019) 20: 699.

Infections in Dupilumab Clinical Trials in Atopic Dermatitis: A Comprehensive Pooled Analysis. Eichenfield, L.F., Bieber, T., Beck, L.A. et al. Am J Clin Dermatol (2019) 20: 443.

Psychological Therapies in Management of Psoriatic Skin Disease: A Systematic Review. Qureshi, A.A., Awosika, O., Baruffi, F. et al. Am J Clin Dermatol (2019) 20: 607.

The quality of articles published in the journal is also reflected in its most recent impact factor of 3.840, which places the journal 10th out of 66 journals in the Dermatology category. The Scopus CiteScore for 2018 was 3.85, placing the journal at number 2 out of 128 journals in the Medicine – Dermatology category.

We thank the authors who have contributed articles to the American Journal of Clinical Dermatology over the course of 2019. The skill and dedication of all authors are critical to the continued publication of the journal. The quality of published articles is also testament to the significant efforts of the peer reviewers, whose commitment ensures that the journal’s content is held to the highest possible standard. We would like to thank the following individuals who acted as reviewers for the American Journal of Clinical Dermatology in the last 12 months:

Paula Aguilera, Spain

Masashi Akiyama, Japan

Mauro Alaibac, Italy

Afsaneh Alavi, Canada

Rodabe N. Amaria, USA

Kyle T. Amber, USA

Valeria Aoki, Brazil

Michael Badminton, UK

Flora N. Balieva, Norway

Robert Baran, France

John Barbieri, USA

David Basketter, UK

Robert P. Baughman, USA

Kristen M. Beck, USA

Philip Bekhor, Australia

Dan Ben-Amitai, Israel

Anthony Benedetto, USA

Robert Bissonnette, Canada

Veronika Blum, Switzerland

Erin E. Boh, USA

Francisco G. Bravo, Peru

Titus J. Brinker, Germany

Chris Callewaert, Belgium

Kristina Callis Duffin, USA

Jose M. Carrascosa, Spain

David J. Chandler, UK

Liliane Chatenoud, Italy

Yiyin Erin Chen, USA

Phil Cheng, Switzerland

Ching-Chi Chi, Taiwan

Hsien-Yi Chiu, Taiwan

Eunyoung Cho, USA

Wen-Hung Chung, Taiwan

Laura C. Coates, UK

Arnon D. Cohen, Israel

Cristina Collantes-Rodríguez, Spain

Andrea Conti, Italy

Pippa Corrie, UK

Bart J. Currie, Australia

Lora R. Dagi Glass, USA

Giovanni Damiani, Italy

Gregory Daniels, USA

Marjolein S. de Bruin-Weller, The Netherlands

Teresa Deinlein, Austria

James Q. Del Rosso, USA

Vito Di Lernia, Italy

Dario Didona, Germany

Marian Dmochowski, Poland

Roni Pircha Dodiuk-Gad, Israel

Pietro Donati, Italy

Sunil Kumar Dubey, India

Cristina Mariela Echeverria, Argentina

Alexander Egeberg, Denmark

Enzo Errichetti, Italy

Samia Esmat, Egypt

Mehdi Farshchian, USA

Ron J. Feldman, USA

Steven R. Feldman, USA

Pablo Fernandez-Penas, Australia

Nicole Marie Fett, USA

Gayle Fischer, Australia

Oliver Fitzgerald, Ireland

Philip Friedlander, USA

Yasuhiro Fujisawa, Japan

L. Claire Fuller, UK

Marco Galluzzo, Italy

Ignacio Garcia-Doval, Spain

John W. Gittinger, USA

Melinda Gooderham, Canada

Ayman Grada, USA

Paul M. Graham, USA

Anne Guertler, Germany

Allan C. Halpern, USA

Eckart Haneke, Germany

Takashi Hashimoto, Japan

Laura Huilaja, Finland

Marco Innamorati, Italy

Adam Isaac, USA

Hiroaki Iwata, Japan

Seong-Jin Jo, Republic of Korea

Aditi Kadakia, USA

Bradley Katz, USA

Bridget Kaufman, USA

Shivani Kaushik, USA

Niti Khunger, India

Beom Joon Kim, Republic of Korea

Brian S. Kim, USA

Alexa B. Kimball, USA

Leon H. Kircik, USA

Nicolas Kluger, Finland

Heidi Kong, USA

John Y. Koo, USA

Gintautas Korinth, Germany

Lothar Krause, Germany

Khalaf Kridin, Israel

Muthu Sendhil Kumaran, India

Roopal V. Kundu, USA

Aimilios Lallas, Greece

Sancy A. Leachman, USA

Christine Léauté-Labrèze, France

Andrew G. Lee, USA

Huiying Li, USA

Lin-Feng Li, China

Michael Dennis Linder, Norway

Ralf Ludwig, Germany

Tomotaka Mabuchi, Japan

Brian Machler, USA

Roberto Maglie, Italy

Liana Manolache, Romania

Claudio Marasca, Italy

Michael A. Marchetti, USA

David J. Margolis, USA

Angelo Valerio Marzano, Italy

Cesare Massone, Italy

Andrew McDowell, UK

Matteo Megna, Italy

Andrew G. Messenger, UK

José Francisco Millán-Cayetano, Spain

Laurent Misery, France

Mariya Miteva, USA

Maja Mockenhaupt, Germany

Gary D. Monheit, USA

Andreas Montag, Germany

Rotraut Mössner, Germany

Ian Myles, USA

Yoshiyuki Nakamura, Japan

Teru Nakatsuji, USA

Tarun Narang, India

Shekhar Neema, India

Bart Neyns, Belgium

Rajiv I. Nijhawan, USA

Youichi Ogawa, Japan

Motolani Ogunsanya, USA

Peck Y. Ong, USA

Christina Oprica, Sweden

Seth J. Orlow, USA

Rosa Parisi, UK

Song Park, USA

Suzanne Pasmans, The Netherlands

Kelly Paulson, USA

Lev Pavlovsky, Israel

Wiebke Peitsch, Germany

Rebecca Persson, USA

Rod Phillips, Australia

Stefano Piaserico, Italy

Mauro Picardo, Italy

Maryam Piram, France

Miriam Keltz Pomeranz, USA

Jennifer Protudjer, Sweden

Lluís Puig, Spain

Ulrike Raap, Germany

Didier Raoult, France

Soumya Reddy, USA

Adam Reich, Poland

Rachel Victoria Reynolds, USA

Bertrand Jean Richert, Belgium

Johannes Ring, Germany

Pilar Robres, Spain

Pedro Rodriguez-Jiminez, Spain

Marco Romanelli, Italy

David Rosmarin, USA

Lidia Rudnicka, Poland

Miklos Sardy, Germany

Rashmi Sarkar, India

Jane Setterfield, UK

Guy Shalom, Israel

Laura Shin, USA

Tetsuo Shiohara, Japan

Jun Shirakawa, Japan

Hoda Shorbagy, Egypt

Jonathan I. Silverberg, USA

Brian J. Simmons, USA

Igor Snast, Israel

Howard Sofen, USA

Nowell Solish, Canada

Sidharth Sonthalia, India

Julia Spoendlin, USA

Lindsay Chaney Strowd, USA

Maria J. Suarez-Valladares, Spain

Yayoi Tada, Japan

Charles Taieb, France

Marina Talamonti, Italy

Emil Anthony Tanghetti, USA

Soheil Tavakolpour, Islamic Republic of Iran

Jacob P. Thyssen, Denmark

Tiago Torres, Portugal

Tsen-Fang Tsai, Taiwan

Stephen K. Tyring, USA

Christos Tziotzios, UK

Neelam Vashi, USA

Dimitrios Vassilopoulos, Greece

Christian Vestergaard, Denmark

Reid Waldman, USA

Ken Washenik, USA

Guy F. Webster, USA

Martin A. Weinstock, USA

Jonathan S. Weiss, USA

Victoria P. Werth, USA

Ryan A. Wilcox, USA

Klaus Wilhelm, Germany

Dagmar Wilsmann-Theis, Germany

Mareike Witte, Germany

Nelson Wolosker, Brazil

Sook-Bin Woo, USA

Kenshi Yamasaki, Japan

Barbara P. Yawn, USA

Christos C. Zouboulis, Germany

In addition, we would like to thank the members of the journal’s Honorary Editorial Board, who have acted as peer reviewers and authors, and have provided guidance on journal content, policy and processes:

Dietrich Abeck, Group Practice for Dermatology and Allergology, Munich, Germany

Tina S. Alster, Washington Institute of Dermatologic Laser Surgery, Washington DC, USA

Emily M. Altman, Summit Medical Group, Berkeley Heights, NJ, USA

Klaus E. Andersen, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark

Filiberto Belli, National Cancer Institute, Milan, Italy

Enzo Berardesca, San Gallicano Dermatological Institute, Rome, Italy

Clay J. Cockerell, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA

Philip R. Cohen, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA

Scott A. Davis, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA

Robert P. Dellavalle, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, USA

Brigitte Dréno, Nantes University, Nantes, France

Madeleine Duvic, University of Texas, Houston, TX, USA

Peter Elsner, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany

Joseph C. English III, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Vincent Falanga, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA

Alice B. Gottlieb, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA

Christopher E.M. Griffiths, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK

Aditya K. Gupta, Mediprobe Research Inc., London, ON, Canada

C. William Hanke, Laser and Skin Surgery Center of Indiana, Carmel, IN, USA

Rod J. Hay, International Foundation for Dermatology, London, UK

Amor Khachemoune, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA

Mark G. Lebwohl, The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, USA

Howard I. Maibach, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA

Ulrich Mrowietz, University Medical Center of Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel, Germany

Amy S. Paller, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA

Tania J. Phillips, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA

Gerald E. Piérard, University Hospital Sart Tilman, Liege, Belgium

Noah S. Scheinfeld, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA

Neil Shear, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

Thierry Simonart, Private Practice, Brussels, Belgium

Keiran S. Smalley, Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, Tampa, FL, USA

Jeffrey M. Weinberg, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai Beth Israel, New York, NY, USA

Ronald G. Wheeland, Private Practice, Tucson, AZ, USA

Uwe Wollina, Academic Teaching Hospital Dresden-Friedrichstadt, Dresden, Germany

We do hope that you have found the articles published throughout the year in the American Journal of Clinical Dermatology to be interesting and informative. The editorial schedule for 2020 is well under way, and we are looking forward to bringing you many high-quality and authoritative articles over the coming year.

With best wishes

Kathy Fraser, Editor

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