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Maggie Simmons is the publisher for Physics in Medicine & Biology, Physiological Measurement and Journal of Radiological Protection.


Clare Lehane is the publisher for Convergent Science™ Physical Oncology, Biomedical Physics & Engineering Express, Journal of Neural Engineering and Physical Biology.


Antigoni Messaritaki is the publisher of Biomedical Materials, Bioinspiration & Biomimetics, Biofabrication and Journal of Breath Research.

Senior commissioning editor

Jessica Fricchione is a senior commissioning editor for biomedical engineering, medical physics, and biophysics ebooks. She also commissions ebooks in the areas of optics and photonics. She has been working in scientific publishing since 2008 and acquiring content in the all areas of physics during that time. She studied at Florida State University.

Associate director

Pernille Hammelsoe is associate director, journals publishing.



Tami Freeman has worked as a science and technology journalist at IOP Publishing since 2000. Between 1996 and 1999 she worked as a research fellow in the medical physics department at the University of Leeds, UK. She has a degree and PhD in physics from the University of Leeds.

Managing editor

Susan Curtis has edited and published a number of leading scientific magazines and websites since joining IOP Publishing in 1994. She has a degree in physics from the University of Surrey and post-graduate research experience with BP.

Contributing editors

Jon Cartwright is a is a freelance journalist based in Bristol, UK.

Jude Dineley is a freelance science writer and former medical physicist based in Bavaria, Germany.

Cynthia E Keen is a is a freelance journalist specializing in medicine and healthcare-related innovations.

Ian Randall is a science writer based in New Zealand.

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Anastasia Ireland is a senior marketing executive for She is responsible for managing the marketing activities for the website as well as IOP biosciences portfolio. Anastasia joined IOP in 2007. She has a master’s degree in marketing and strategy from The University of Warwick and a diploma in digital marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing.

Sales executive

Paul Rucci is responsible for the advertising for medicalphysicsweb and the journal Physics in Medicine & Biology. Paul has been in sales for more than 12 years, mainly selling IT and high-end networking equipment to large corporations, US Federal Government and supporting agencies. He also has a five-year background in the printing and graphic design industry.

B2B administrations manager

Jess Pratten is B2B administrations manager for medicalphysicsweb.

Customer support

Matthew Keen works as part of a large customer services team responsible for supporting a variety of electronic products and services at IOP Publishing. He has extensive knowledge of all our products and over four years' experience in answering customer queries.