Senior Vice President of US Global Medicine for Elsevier Health Sciences
Areas of Expertise: Delivering medical products tailored to serve the global medical community
Linda leads the global medicine reference and textbook publishing program for medical students, residents, and practitioners, publishing a wealth of clinical reference works and healthcare textbooks including Cecil’s Textbook of Medicine, Braunwald’s Heart Disease, Robbins and Cotran’s Pathologic Basis of Disease, Guyton’s Textbook of Medical Physiology, Dorland’s Illustrated Medical Dictionary and Gray’s Anatomy—renowned and respected resources consulted by students, faculty and practitioners around the globe.
A member of the Association of American Medical Publishers/Society for Scholarly Publishing, Linda is committed to excellence in professional and scholarly publishing and sharing best practice with her peers. Linda started her career in medical publishing at W.B. Saunders in Philadelphia where she held various editorial positions, eventually becoming the company’s first woman vice president.
Prior to joining Elsevier, Linda co-founded and later served as President & CEO of Hanley & Belfus, a small Philadelphia-based medical publisher that produced a wide range of medical books and journals. Hanley & Belfus was best known for its reader friendly formats, exemplified by the Secrets Series®, the Pearls Series®, and Brochert’s Platinum Vignettes® and Crush Series. The company was acquired by Elsevier in 2002.