Professional Media briefs
Wiley-Blackwell sold off two quarterly titles—Cochlear Implants International and Deafness & Education International —to Maney Publishing. Silvana Marciano, professional journal publisher at Wiley-Blackwell, said in a statement that the divestiture will allow the company to “concentrate our resources on our larger subject areas.” Wiley-Blackwell is a subsidiary of John Wiley & Sons.
Wolters Kluwer Health appointed Anne Dabrow Woods to the newly created position of chief nursing officer. Wolters Kluwer hopes the move will strengthen the nursing strategy at Lippincott Williams & Wilkins and Ovid, Wolters Kluwer's two health publisher subsidiaries.