Matrix Medical Communications Names Colleen Hutchinson Senior Managing Editor of Bariatric Times

| May 21, 2009 | 0 Comments

Edgemont, PA—May 15, 2009— Matrix Medical Communications (MMC) is pleased to announce the promotion of Colleen Hutchinson to Senior Managing Editor of Bariatric Times. This new title is a reflection of Hutchinson’s dedication to the pursuit of medical publishing excellence and her level of publishing expertise related to field of metabolic and bariatric medicine.

Hutchinson consistently demonstrates her keen knowledge of the subject matter of Bariatric Times through her acquisition of timely, top-notch submissions by key opinion leaders in bariatric surgery and metabolic disease. Hutchinson has created a noteworthy presence in bariatrics, landing several speaking engagements at medical conferences on the topic of the role of media and public in obesity surgery and medicine, as well as authoring a book chapter on the role of medical journalism in patient safety in surgery (Patient Safety in Obesity Surgery, Ciné-Med/Harvard Medical School).

“Ms. Hutchinson is not only a valuable part of the MMC editorial team,” says Elizabeth Klumpp, Vice President, Executive Editor, MMC, “but a valuable part of the bariatric medical community. Her dedication and hard work have made Bariatric Times and its ancillary products trusted sources of peer-reviewed information for the entire allied health team in the field of metabolic and bariatric medicine. Clinicians look to Bariatric Times for the latest information in bariatric and metabolic medicine, and Ms. Hutchinson is committed to making sure they get it. This level of commitment has set her apart.”

About Bariatric Times

Bariatric Times is a monthly, peer-reviewed journal that serves the largest, most attentive audience in the rapidly growing field of bariatrics. Bariatric Times offers readers concise articles from nationally renowned authors, and delivers up-to-the-minute information on bariatric trends and developments, the latest clinical and research findings, and current developments in all aspects of products utilized in the treatment of obesity and metabolic disorders. Each issue of Bariatric Times offers a wide spectrum of multidisciplinary technologies and insights impacting all areas of bariatrics. In so doing, Bariatric Times has answered the need for a practical bariatric information source with proven results. Bariatric Times is part of a multimedia platform from which Matrix Medical Communications provides information to the bariatric community. Visit for more information.

About Matrix Medical Communications:
Based in Edgemont, Pennsylvania, Matrix Medical Communications (MMC) is a leading source of medical information in psychiatry, obesity, and metabolic disorders. MMC is the publisher of the peer-reviewed journals, Psychiatry e-magazine, Bariatric Times, Bariatric Times en Espanol, BMI: Body Mind Inspiration e-magazine, and The Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology, as well as several textbooks, including More than Medication: Incorporating Psychotherapy into Community Psychiatry Appointments, Challenges of Caring for the Obese Patient, The Emotional First Aid Kit: A Practical Guide to Life After Bariatric Surgery, and Micronutrition for the Weight Loss Surgery Patient. The Company also provides integrated marketing solutions, such as supplements, symposia management, electronic media, market research, and custom publishing.  Custom publishing includes symposium proceedings, review articles, newsletters, translation services, and industry-supported journals.

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Robert L. Dougherty
President/Group Publisher
866-325-9907 / 484-266-0702

Elizabeth Klumpp
Vice President/Executive Editor
866-325-9907 / 484-266-0702

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