As a result of the significant disruption that is being caused by the COVID-19 pandemic we are very aware that many researchers will have difficulty in meeting the timelines associated with our peer review process during normal times. Please do let us know if you need additional time. Our systems will continue to remind you of the original timelines but we intend to be highly flexible at this time.
COVID-19 and impact on peer review
Aims and scope
Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences, the official publication of The International Association of Law and Forensic Sciences (IALFS), is an open access journal that publishes articles in the forensic sciences, pathology and clinical forensic medicine and its related specialities. The journal carries classic reviews, case studies, original research, hypotheses and learning points, offering critical analysis and scientific appraisal.
Magdy Abdel Azim Kharoshah, Editor-in-Chief
Dr. Kharoshah graduated from the Cairo University Faculty of Medicine in 1991. He worked as Resident in General Surgery during his military service at military hospitals from 1994 - June 1996. From July 1996 - 2008 he served as the Forensic Medical Examiner at the Forensic Medicine Authority, Ministry of Justice, Egypt. From August 2008 until present he has served as consultant Forensic Medical Examiner at Forensic Medicine Center in Dammam, Saudi Arabia.
In 2001 Dr. Kharoshah earned his M.Sc. and in 2005 his M.D. in Forensic Medicine and Toxicology from El Mania University, Egypt. In January 2011 he Founded Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences and has served on the Editorial Boards of many other high-profile journals. From January 2012 he was elected as Vice President of the International Association of Law and Forensic Sciences and in February 2014 he was elected as Fellow of Faculty of Forensic and Legal Medicine of Royal College of Physician of London.
Dr. Kharoshah has published extensively in the field of forensic medicine and pathology in international journals and chapters to books. He has also been recognized in Marquis Who’s Who in the World publication since 2013.
Annual Journal Metrics
52 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
35 days to first decision for all manuscripts
181 days from submission to acceptance
18 days from acceptance to publication
- ISSN: 2090-5939 (electronic)