Texas Heart Institute Leader Dr. Joseph G. Rogers Becomes Associate Editor of the Texas Heart Institute Journal

The Texas Heart Institute Journal has appointed Texas Heart Institute President and CEO Joseph G. Rogers, MD, to the position of associate editor with the journal. Together with the Journal’s other associate editors, he will help to determine the journal’s aims and scope and its criteria for accepting manuscripts, evaluate manuscripts for acceptance or rejection, solicit submissions from authors, and recruit external reviewers and Journal board members.

In addition to his leadership role at THI, Dr. Rogers is a practicing cardiologist with the Texas Heart Medical Group. He specializes in the care of patients with heart failure, a field in which he is internationally recognized as an expert.

Dr. Rogers has substantial editorial and publishing experience. In addition to having published more than 250 peer-reviewed journal articles, he has served as an associate editor for both the American Heart Journal and the Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, a deputy editor of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology: Heart Failure, and an editorial board member for the Journal of Cardiac Failure. He has also been a journal referee for 17 different journals, including JAMA, the New England Journal of Medicine, and Circulation.

Journal Editor-in-Chief Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, welcomed Dr. Rogers to the role, stating, “We are extremely pleased that Dr. Joseph Rogers has joined our Editorial Board as an associate editor. The Journal community will benefit considerably from his experience and expertise—in medical publishing, clinical education, and patient care. Dr. Rogers is deeply committed to the Journal’s mission and its success.”