June 1999 AAOS Report
Dr. Heckman is Editor-in-Chief, CEO of JBJS
James D. Heckman, MD, has been named Editor-in-Chief and Chief Executive Officer of the Journal of Bone and Surgery (JBJS). Dr. Heckman, 1998 president of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Academy), will assume the post Jan. 1, 2000. He succeeds Henry R. Cowell, MD, PhD, who is retiring. Dr. Heckman currently is professor and chairman, department of orthopaedics, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio. He will remain on the Board of Directors of the Academy and the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons.