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Board of Reviewers

Abdul Salam Mudzakir Sofro (YARSI University, Jakarta)

Adeola Oluboyo (Afe Babalola University, Nigeria)

Afandi Charles (University of Padjadjaran, Bandung)

Ali Jebali (Shahid Sadoughi University, Iran)

Amallia Nuggetsiana Setyawaty (Diponegoro University, Semarang)

Amin Soebandri (Eijkman Institute for Molecular Biology, Jakarta)

Angela Nurini Agni (Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta)

Arda Kiani (Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Science, Iran)

Artur Burzynski (Institute of Oceanology Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland)

Asri Hendrawati (Islamic University of Indonesia, Yogyakarta)

Dewi Irawati Soerya Santoso (Universitas Indonesia, Jakarta)

Diah Dhianawaty Djunaedi (Padjadjaran University, Bandung)

Djazuly Chalidyanto (Airlangga University, Surabaya)

Dwi Cahyani Ratna Sari (Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta)

Dwi Wulandari

Edeghoghon Olayemi (University of Ghana, Nigeria)

Farhad Safarpoor Dehkordi (Islamic Azad University, Iran)

Fedik Abdul Rantam (Airlangga University, Surabaya)

Francisco José Álvarez

Garcia Fuente (Universidad de Valladolid, Valladolid, Spain)

Haleh Mikaeili (Tabriz University of Medical Science, Iran)

Hamed Hadad Khodaparast (Swansea University, United Kingdom)

Hamidreza Reihani (Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Iran)

Heri Yulianto (Airlangga University, Surabaya)

Hernayanti (Jenderal Soedirman University, Purwokerto)

Hsuheng Yen (Changhua Christian Hospital Taiwan, Taiwan)

Ikhlas Muhammad Jenie (University of  Muhammadiyah, Yogyakarta)

Isnatin Miladiyah (Islamic University of Indonesia, Yogyakarta)

Ita Nainggolan (Eijkman Institute for Molecular Biology, Bandung)

Kenji Shirakura (Gunma University, Japan)

Lucia Fazzo (Istituto Superiore Di Sanita, Rome, Italy)

Mario R. B. Guapillo-Vargas (Universidad Veracruzana, Mexico)

Mehrdad Khosravi

Mirasari Putri (Gunma University, Japan)

Muhammad Karyana (National Institute of Health Research and Development, Indonesia)

Nasruddin (Muhammadiyah University of  Magelang)

Nelly Puspandari (National Institute of Health Research and Development, Indonesia)

Nugroho Abikusno (Trisakti University, Jakarta)

Omolade Augustina Awodu (University of Benin, Nigeria)

Pustika Amalia Wahidiyat (Universitas Indonesia, Indonesia)

Rahma Yuantari (Islamic University of  Indonesia, Yogyakarta)

Robiatul Adawiyah (University of Indonesia, Jakarta)

Salim Harris

Sayono (Universitas Muhammadiyah Semarang, Indonesia)

Shirly Gunawan (Tarumanegara University, Jakarta)

Silas Anayo Ufelle (University of Nigeria, Nigeria)

Soetrisno (Sebelas Maret University, Surakarta)

Sri Sulistyowati (Sebelas Maret University, Surakarta)

Syed Shahmeer Raza

Sugiyanto (Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta)

Surapon Tangvarasittichai ( Naresuan University, Thailand)

Teoh Jia Jie (Columbia University, Columbia)

Toni Wandra (Sari Mutiara Indonesia University, Medan)

Wiku Andonotopo (Tangerang General Hospital, Tangerang)


Last updated on 17-01-2018

Reviewer Guidelines


Thank you for agreeing to serve as a reviewer for Universa Medicina. The journal publishes new research findings on a wide variety of topics of importance to biomedical science and clinical practice. A detailed checklist is provided to guide the review process. Please complete all sections of this and return it with a separately detailed critique of the manuscript.

These instructions are provided to assist you in the review process. You have been invited to serve as a reviewer because of your expertise in the research topic of the submitted article. The editors rely on your expert assessment to ensure that the journal publishes high quality research of significant scientific interest. Your review also assists the authors in improving the presentation of their research. You may make recommendations regarding revision or additional data that must be included before the article is acceptable for publication. If you recommend that the article be rejected, please give specific reasons for your decision. The final decision concerning acceptability of a manuscript is the responsibility of the Editor. Finally, you are responsible for alerting the editors to any ethical concerns or potential inadequacies in the disclosure of authors’ competing interests.


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Conflict of Interest

Referees must disclose to the Editor any conflicts of interest or competing financial interests that could bias their opinions of the manuscript, and should disqualify themselves if they believe this to be appropriate. You are not precluded from reviewing the manuscript because you have previously reviewed a version for another journal. However, in the Confidential Comments to the Editor, please note this and let us know whether the authors have improved the manuscript in response to your review elsewhere.


Referees shall remain anonymous, unless both the referee and the Editor agree otherwise.


Checklist for Case Report

Give your main impressions of the article, including whether it is novel and interesting.

Point out any journal-specific points – does it adhere to the journal’s standards?

If you suspect plagiarism, fraud or have other ethical concerns, raise your suspicions with the editor, providing as much detail as possible.

Give specific comments and suggestions, including Title, Abstract, Introduction, Methods, statistical errors, Results, Discussion, Conclusion and References.