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Editorial office of the journal Reumatologia

Editor in-Chief
Eugeniusz J. Kucharz
Department of Internal Medicine and Rheumatology at the Upper Silesian Medical Center in Katowice; Medical Uniwersity of Silesia (Katowice, Poland)
Orcid 000-0001-5571-8114

Deputy editor in-chief/ Feature Editor
Maria Maślińska
Early arthritis Clinic, National Institute of Geriatric, Rheumatology and Rehabilitation (Warsaw, Poland)
Orcid 0000-0002-2211-0302

Feature editors – basic science
Agnieszka Paradowska-Gorycka
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, National Institute of Geriatrics, Rheumatology and Rehabilitation (Warsaw, Poland) ORCID 0000-0002-4249-3136
Katarzyna Fischer
Independent Laboratory for Rheumatologic Diagnostics, Pomeranian Medical University (Szczecin, Poland) ORCID 0000-0003-4792-2099

Associate Editors
Olena Zimba Orcid 0000-0002-0851-0713
Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University, Lviv, Ukraine
Ciro Manzo Orcid 0000-0002-4800-1817
Rheumatologic Outpatient Clinic
and Geronthorheumatologic Service, Sant’Agnello, Italy

Statistics editors
Małgorzata Misztal,
Paweł Żuchowski
Department of Rheumatology and Connective Tissue Diseases, Dr. Jan Biziel University Hospital No. 2 in Bydgoszcz (Bydgoszcz, Poland) ORCID 0000-0002-5605-7554

Language editors
Małgorzata Kowalska, Richard Ashcroft, Krzysztof Maśliński,

Managing editor
Irena Lisiewska

Editor/secretary of the editorial office
Agnieszka Urban-Tychmanowicz

International Editorial Board
Howard Amital (Tel-Hashomer, Israel)
Marek Brzosko (Szczecin, Poland)
Caterina de Carolis (Rome, Italy)
Ricard Cervera (Barcelona, Spain)
Hector Chinoy (Manchester, United Kingdom)
Maurizio Cutolo (Genova, Italy)
László Czirják (Pécs, Hungary)
Nemanja Damjanov (Belgrade, Serbia)
Anna Filipowicz-Sosnowska (Warsaw, Poland)
Frauke Förger (Bern, Switzerland)
Piotr Fudalej (Bern, Switzerland)
Armen Yuri Gasparyan (Birmingham, United Kingdom)
Piotr Głuszko (Warsaw, Poland)
Piotr Leszczyński (Poznan, Poland)
Maria Majdan (Lublin, Poland)
Paweł Małdyk (Warsaw, Poland)
Włodzimierz Maśliński (Warsaw, Poland)
Karel Pavelka (Prague, Czech Republic)
Carlo Perricone (Rome, Italy)
Mariusz Puszczewicz (Poznan, Poland)
Lidia Rutkowska-Sak (Warsaw, Poland)
Włodzimierz Samborski (Poznan, Poland)
Yehuda Shoenfeld (Tel-Hashomer, Israel)
Josef Smolen (Vienna, Austria)
Elżbieta Smolewska (Lodz, Poland)

Anatol Święcicki (Kiev, Ukraine)

Angela Tincani (Brescia, Italy)
Witold Tłustochowicz (Warsaw, Poland)
Marek Tombarkiewicz (Warsaw, Poland)
Jiří Vencovsky (Prague, Czech Republic)
Piotr Wiland (Wroclaw, Poland)
Olena Zimba (Lviv, Ukraine)
Zbigniew Żuber (Cracow, Poland)

Honorary reviewers

Henryka Brózik (Łódź, Poland)
Irena Fiedorowicz-Fabrycy (Szczecin, Poland)

Stanisław Luft (Warsaw, Poland)

Sławomir Maśliński (Warsaw, Poland)
Jacek Pazdur (Warsaw, Poland)
Katarzyna Rostropowicz-Denisiewicz (Warsaw, Poland)
Alicja Ryżewska (Warsaw, Poland)
Stanisław Sierakowski (Bialystok, Poland)
Tadeusz Styczyński (Warsaw, Poland)
Jacek Szechiński (Wrocław, Poland)
Irena Zimmermann-Górska (Poznań, Poland)


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President of the Management Board
Editor-in-Chief of the Publishing House
Janusz Michalak
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Scientific Director of the Termedia Publishing House
Maciej Banach

Production Editor
Marzena Demska

Marketing and Advertising
Anita Jóźwiak
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Rating of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education 20 points, IC 8,63 points


CiteScore 2019 1.9

Index Copernicus 124,61 OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA


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