Executive Editor of The Lancet based in London UK
Dr Jocalyn Clark is an Executive Editor of The Lancet based in London UK. Previously Jocalyn was Executive Editor at the public health research organisation icddr,b and the Journal of Population, Health, and Nutrition in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Senior Editor at PLOS Medicine, and Assistant Editor at The BMJ (British Medical Journal). She serves as a scientific advisor to the INDEPTH Network of health surveillance systems, Global Health 5050, and WomenLift Health, and is an appointed member of the governance council of the CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). In 2014 she was named among the top 100 women leaders in global health and in 2018 she founded the first-ever Canadian Women in Global Health (#CWIGH) List. Jocalyn holds a BSc in biochemistry & microbiology, and a MSc and PhD in public health sciences (with gender studies), the latter for which she was a Canadian Institutes of Health Research fellow. Jocalyn is an adjunct professor of medicine at the University of Toronto and an elected fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh and of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences.