The journal is highly regarded for the quality of its science and is amongst the highest impact factor journals in respiratory and critical care worldwide.
As an editorial board member, Professor Hansbro will be responsible for providing expert advice on journal content and direction, evaluating papers and attracting new authors and submissions.
Professor Hansbro said it was an honour and a privilege to be joining the board.
“The Blue Journal is one of the leading journals for publishing new findings and knowledge in the fields of pulmonary, sleep and critical care medicine,” said Professor Hansbro.
“I look forward to my new editorial role and furthering the important work the journal does in fostering critical advances in translational research and clinical practice.”