Marjan Wouthuyzen-Bakker

Elite Reviewer Spotlight: Marjan Wouthuyzen-Bakker

This week on OrthoBuzz, JBJS is pleased to present another Elite Reviewer profile. The Elite Reviewers Program recognizes our best reviewers for their outstanding efforts. All JBJS reviewers help us maintain the highest standards for quality orthopaedic publishing and are integral to the JBJS mission.

Today, we introduce Dr. Marjan Wouthuyzen-Bakker, Infectious Disease Specialist:

Marjan Wouthuyzen-Bakker, Infectious Disease Specialist

University Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands

Years in practice: 7

How did you begin reviewing for other journals and for JBJS in particular?

By my expertise as ID-specialist in bone and joint infections.

What is your top piece of advice for reviewers who aspire to reach Elite status?

Only accept review invitations when you know you are able to make the deadline for submission.

What is your favorite tip or tool for maintaining a healthy work/life balance?

Set boundaries for yourself when checking your email.

What has been the highlight of your career so far?

I am grateful for all of the research collaborations I have with colleagues all around the world who share a similar interest in the diagnosis and treatment of periprosthetic joint infections.

Aside from orthopaedic manuscripts, what have you been reading lately?

I love novels from the German-Swiss writer Benedict Wells.

Interested in learning more about the JBJS Elite Reviewers program? Visit our Reviewer Resource Center.

OrthoBuzz profiles our current Elite Reviewers twice a year, in the spring and fall. Explore past and present profiles here.

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