Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology

EDITORS DESK
Year
: 2019  |  Volume : 23  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 315-

From the Editor's Desk


T Smitha 
 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, VS Dental College and Hospital, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

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T Smitha
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, VS Dental College and Hospital, Bengaluru, Karnataka
India




How to cite this article:
Smitha T. From the Editor's Desk.J Oral Maxillofac Pathol 2019;23:315-315


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Smitha T. From the Editor's Desk. J Oral Maxillofac Pathol [serial online] 2019 [cited 2020 Jul 12 ];23:315-315
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Dear Colleagues,

On behalf of the Editorial Team of Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, I would like to extend my sincere gratitude and warmest wishes to all Authors, Reviewers, Patrons and Readers for their support toward this Journal.

The virtue of this Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology is to publish the highest quality of research with standard protocols of ethics in publishing. Our consistent efforts, toward conserving the quality of article published, respecting the quantity of article published and reducing editorial cycle time, has shown a significant steady increase in visibility, impact factor and citation index from 2017 onward to date. The Journal-Hirsch index (Journal h-index), which measures both the productivity and impact of a scholarly journal by taking into account of citation overview of all the articles cited in the journal, has shown a Journal h-index of 20 for Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology.

This Journal has observed a good submission rate, on an average of 240 manuscripts, which have been submitted per year from 2007 to 2018. In 2019 (till date) alone, 284 manuscripts have been submitted. The Journal has maintained a moderate rejection rate between 42% and 79% from 2007 to 2018; 44% of articles have been rejected in 2019 (till date). Further, the Journal has observed a good growth in number of subscriber's list from 2008 to 2019 (till date). We hope that the Journal will continue to contribute toward value-added scientific information pertaining to specialty of oral and maxillofacial pathology and microbiology for students, academicians, research scholars and scientists across the globe.

Swami Vivekananda, once said, “Take up one idea, make that one idea your life, think of it, dream of it, let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body be full of that idea and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.” I would like to extend my sincere congratulations to our senior life member of Indian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology Dr. Yeshwant B Rawal, Clinical Professor, School of Dentistry, Marquette University, Milwaukee, USA, on his recent appointment as Director and Examiner to the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology. Dr. Yeshwant B Rawal has set new graphical standard points of achievements as an Indian Oral and Maxillofacial Pathologist, which appears to be ideal guiding light for new generations of Oral Pathologist to follow.

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Conflicts of interest

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