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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Named Publisher of the Journal Pathology

Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia Chooses LWW to Expand its Readership through Print & Online

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW), part of Wolters Kluwer Health, announced today that it has signed an agreement to serve as exclusive publisher of Pathology effective January 1, 2011. The  Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (RCPA), which produces Pathology, is responsible for the training and professional development of pathologists and for the promotion of the science and practice of pathology.

Pathology focuses on peer-reviewed, original articles related to the science of pathology in its broadest sense, including anatomical pathology, chemical pathology and biochemistry, cytopathology, experimental pathology, forensic pathology and morbid anatomy, genetics, haematology, immunology and immunopathology, microbiology, and molecular pathology.

“We are very pleased to be selected as the publisher of Pathology by the RCPA and to help them innovate their content strategy in print and online,” said Karen Abramson, President & CEO of Wolters Kluwer Health Medical Research. "The journal offers a broad perspective on key areas of pathology, providing important peer-reviewed content in a core medical discipline.”

“The RCPA chose to partner exclusively with LWW because of its commitment to providing access to research and information around the subject of pathology,” said Associate Professor Paul McKenzie, President of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia. “Expanding our readership is core to our partnership, and we’re excited about the opportunities to create added value to our published content through new online channels.”

One of the new access channels for Pathology will be its inclusion in LWW’s recently launched Pathology Network, a single source solution that provides pathologists quick access to all the current articles from the complete line of LWW published pathology journals. In addition, Pathology will be available for institutional access exclusively through OvidSP, the global medical research platform of Ovid, LWW’s sister company within Wolters Kluwer Health.

Pathology is the study of the nature and causes of diseases and underpins every aspect of medicine, from monitoring of chronic diseases, to genetic research, to the diagnosis of every detected cancer in the world.

About the RCPA
The Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (RCPA) has been responsible for the training and professional development of pathologists in Australasia for more than fifty years. It is also responsible for the promotion of the science and practice of pathology. The principal objective of the College is: to promote the study of the science and practice of pathology in relation to medicine; to encourage research in pathology and ancillary sciences, to bring together pathologists for their common benefit and for scientific discussions and demonstrations; and to disseminate knowledge of the principles and practice of pathology in relation to medicine by such means as may be thought fit.

About Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW) is a leading international publisher for healthcare professionals and students with nearly 300 periodicals and 1,500 books in more than 100 disciplines publishing under the  LWW brand, as well as content-based sites and online corporate and customer services.

LWW is part of Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading provider of information and business intelligence for students, professionals and institutions in medicine, nursing, allied health and pharmacy. Major brands include traditional publishers of medical and drug reference tools and textbooks, such as  Lippincott Williams & Wilkins and Facts & Comparisons®; and electronic information providers, such as Ovid®, UpToDate®Medi-Span® and ProVation® Medical.