Michelle works very closely with the editor-in-chief, editorial board, and publisher of the journal she supports to increase the journal’s presence in the field. Michelle has played an integral part in strategic initiatives that have significantly increased the journal’s submissions, Impact Factor, and social media presence. She has extensive knowledge of Editorial Manager, eJournalPress, and Bench>Press. Michelle’s 18 years of journal management experience includes 12 years with the American Heart Association. Michelle holds a BA from Towson University and a copyediting certificate from UCSD Extension.