Occup Environ Med 61:191-192 doi:10.1136/oem.2004.marcheditorial
  • Editorial

Progress and change at Occupational and Environmental Medicine

  1. K Palmer1,
  2. D Loomis2
  1. 1Editor-in-Chief, OEM
  2. 2Deputy Editor, OEM
  1. Correspondence to:
 Dr K Palmer
 MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK;

    An introduction by the new editorial team

    Regular readers will have noticed that the front cover of OEM changed in January—timed to brighten the New Year and to herald in a new Editor-in-Chief and a fresh chapter in the Journal’s long and fruitful history.

    After 10 years in post Anne Cockroft demitted office recently to spend more time on her research in developing countries. Her legacy is a valuable one. During her tenure as editor, OEM has grown both in size and in stature. It now publishes more peer reviewed research, features more educational articles, and presents a greater variety of content (editorials, miscellanea, workplace reports, and the like) than at any earlier period; it has a burgeoning website on which yet more …