Monica Bradford is the Executive Editor of the international journal Science, published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. In this position she oversees the peer-review and selection of manuscripts and the copyediting and proofreading process for three journals: Science, Science Signaling, and Science Translational Medicine. Monica has been heavily involved in the development of Science's web and new media offerings. Prior to joining the staff of Science in 1989, Monica worked for the Publications Division of the American Chemical Society for nine years. She holds a bachelor's degree in chemistry from St. Mary's College, Notre Dame, Indiana, and has done graduate work in management at the University of Maryland. Monica was a Director and President of the Council of Science Editors, served as Vice-Chair of the Scientific Publishing Board of the American Heart Association, and currently serves on the Publishing Board of the American College of Physicians. She is a member of the Society for Scholarly Publishing and the Council of Science Editors. She resides in Silver Spring, Maryland, with her husband.