Senior Magazine Editor (Canada)
Jocalyn Clark came to PLOS in January 2008, where she is responsible for handling research articles, commissioning and handling magazine articles, and overseeing the home page of PLOS Medicine. Previously she worked at the British Medical Journal (BMJ) (2002-2007) as editorial registrar, assistant editor, and project manager of the international campaign to revitalise academic medicine. During her time at BMJ she edited special theme issues on A Good Death, Academic Medicine, and Africa.
Jocalyn did undergraduate studies in biochemistry and microbiology and then an MSc and PhD in public health sciences. She worked as a health services researcher at the University of Toronto focusing on access to care, gender, and performance measurement. She has a keen interest in open access publishing, knowledge translation, health care equity, and global health. Jocalyn is an assistant professor of medicine (adjunct) at the University of Toronto, a member of the Council of Science Editors and the Society for General Internal Medicine, and serves on the editorial policy committee of the World Association of Medical Editors (WAME).
Outside of work, Jocalyn is a runner, yogi, news junkie, and like most Canadians, an ice hockey fan.