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UP JOURNAL OF OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY AND HEAD &NECK SURGERY
EDITORIAL BOARD

EDITORIAL BOARD CHAIRMAN EDITOR
Dr. Mangal Singh
Professor and Head (Retd.)
Department of ENT
M.L.N. Medical College, Allahabad.
Dr. Rajan Bhargawa
Consultant ENT Surgeon
Regency Hospital, Kanpur
9415044093
NATIONAL ADVISORS INTERNATIONAL ADVISOR
Dr Alok Thakkar
Professor of Otolaryngology & Head-Neck Surgery
All India Institute of Medical Sciences
New Delhi
Dr. Ashutosh Kakkar
Professor Department of ENT
Weil Cornell University
New York, USA
Dr. Anupam Mishra
Professor and Head
Department of ENT,
KGMU, Lucknow
Dr Raghav Dwivedi
M.S.,FRCS PhD
Department of Otolaryngology Royal Infirmary Scotland.
Glasgow

EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBERS

Dr Amit Keshri
Associate Professor, Neuro-otology
Department of Neurosurgery
SGPGI Lucknow
Dr. Amit Kumar Rana
Assistant Professor
Department of ENT and Head Neck Surgery
SRMS Institute of Medical sciences
Bareilly , UP( India)
Dr Amrita Srivastava
Assistant Professor,
Department of ENT,
GSVM Medical College
Kanpur.
Dr Jitendra Singh Yadav,
Associate Professor, Department of ENT,
MLB Medical college,
Jhansi
Dr. Kshitij Charaya (MS)
Consultant E.N.T. Specialist
Indus hospital
Mohali
Dr Meenakshi Singh,
Consultant E.N.T. Specialist
Heritage Hospital
Varanasi.
Dr Rajesh Yadav
Director & chief consultant
Rajdeep ENT Hospital & Microsurgery Centre
Gorakhpur-(UP)
Dr. Rakesh Srivastava ,
Consultant Laryngologist,
Sushrut Institute of Plastic Surgery & Superspecialty
hospital, Lucknow
Dr Sumit Sharma
Consultant E.N.T. Specialist
Associate Professor, Department of E.N.T.,
Mayo Institute of Medical Sciences, Barabanki
Dr Vinit Kumar Sharma
Professor Dept of ENT and Head And Neck Surgery
SRMS Institute Of Medical Sciences
BAREILLY

Editor’s Responsibilities toward Journal

  • Editor is ultimately accountable for the quality of the journal’s content.
  • Editor is responsible for identifying important ‘hot topics’, sourcing high quality manuscripts, handling day-to-day paperwork, and organizing the flow of manuscripts (i.e. from author to referees and back and finally to the publisher).
  • Prepare, rewrite and edit copy to improve readability, or supervise others who do this work.
  • Read copy or proof to detect and correct errors in spelling, punctuation, and syntax
  • Plan the contents of publications according to the publication's style, editorial policy, and publishing requirements.
  • Verify facts, dates, and statistics, using standard reference sources.
  • Review and approve proofs submitted by reviewers prior to publication production.
  • Read, evaluate and edit manuscripts or other materials submitted for publication and confer with authors regarding changes in content, style or organization, or publication.
  • Supervise and coordinate work of other editors.
  • Make manuscript acceptance or revision recommendations to the publisher.
  • Arrange for copyright permissions.
  • Read material to determine index items and arrange them alphabetically or topically, indicating page or chapter location.
  • Developing mechanisms, in cooperation with the publisher, to ensure timely publication of accepted manuscripts

Editor’s Responsibilities toward Authors

  • Providing guidelines to authors for preparing and submitting manuscripts
  • Providing a clear statement of the Journal’s policies on authorship criteria
  • Treating all authors with fairness, courtesy, objectivity, honesty, and transparency
  • Establishing and defining policies on conflicts of interest for all involved in the publication process, including editors, staff (e.g., editorial and sales), authors, and reviewers
  • Protecting the confidentiality of every author’s work
  • Establishing a system for effective and rapid peer review
  • Making editorial decisions with reasonable speed and communicating them in a clear and constructive manner to the authors
  • Establishing clear guidelines for authors regarding acceptable practices for sharing experimental materials and information, particularly those required to replicate the research, before and after publication
  • Describing, implementing, and regularly reviewing policies for handling ethical issues and allegations or findings of misconduct by authors and anyone involved in the peer review process
  • Informing authors of solicited manuscripts that the submission will be evaluated according to the journal’s standard procedures.
  • Clearly communicating all other editorial policies and standards

Responsibilities of the Editorial Board members

Aside from providing prestige, the role of the editorial board is to advise and support the editor.

Their roles are:

  • Identifying new topics for commissions, special editions and advising on direction for the journal—giving feedback on past issues and making suggestions for both subject matter and potential authors
  • Provide content by writing editorials and other short articles
  • Reviewing the paper as a blind peer reviewer and suggest regarding the selection of paper in the journal and also provide second opinions on papers (i.e. where there is a conflict between reviewers)
  • The position of member in the Advisory and Editorial Board is completely voluntary.
  • Approaching potential authors to submit their original papers.
  • Approaching different editors, publishers and organizations for collaborations withus.
  • Endorse the organization to authors, readers and subscribers and encourage colleagues to submit their best research work.
  • Identify appropriate conferences for members to attend
  • Endorse the journal to authors, readers and subscribers and encourage colleagues to submit their best work