Two Woman Scholars Appointed to High-Level Editorial Positions

Vera Bittner, a professor in the Division of Cardiovascular Disease at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, has been named editor-in-chief of ACCSAP, the American College of Cardiology’s self-assessment program covering the entire field of adult clinical cardiology. For more than 25 years, ACCSAP has helped its users hone their knowledge of cardiovascular disease by identifying their knowledge gaps, reinforcing their existing knowledge, and helping them to learn new information.

Dr. Bittner joined the faculty at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 1987. She is a graduate of Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität in Frankfurt, Germany. Dr. Bittner received her medical degree at the University of South Alabama and later earned a master of public health degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Caroline Glackin, an associate professor in the department of management, marketing, and entrepreneurship in the Broadwell College of Business and Economics at Fayetteville State Unversity in North Carolina, has been named an associate editor of the International Journal of Instructional Cases. The journal is a double-blind, peer-reviewed, electronic publication with ongoing release of instructional cases and related materials for use in classroom and boardroom settings.

Dr. Glackin is a graduate of Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania, where she majored in economics. She holds an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a Ph.D. in urban affairs and public policy from the University of Delaware.

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