Journal of the American College of Nutrition Announces 2017 Editorial Changes

December 21, 2016--William J. Kraemer, PhD, CSCS*D, FNSCA, FACSM, FISSN, FACN will take the lead as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the American College of Nutrition (JACN), beginning in 2017. Taylor C. Wallace, PhD, CFS, FACN becomes Deputy Editor-in-Chief.  These changes follow the successful editorial leadership of John J. Cunningham, PhD, MACN. Published eight times per year, the Journal of the American College of Nutrition provides original and innovative research in nutrition with useful application for researchers, physicians, and other health care professionals. The JACN holds an Impact Factor of 2.245 (© 2016 Thomson Reuters, 2015 Journal Citation Reports®) and is the official publication of the American College of Nutrition. 

Dr. Kraemer states, “I look forward to becoming more deeply engaged with the JACN while ensuring that this top-tier journal remains at the vanguard of 21st century publishing.”

Michael Stroka, JD, MBA, MS, CNS, Executive Director of the American College of Nutrition (ACN) adds, “Dr. Kraemer and Dr. Wallace have previously worked with the JACN as members of our Publications Committee. We are absolutely delighted with this natural progression for each of them as they continue service to the ACN and steer the journal forward.

“At the same time, the ACN is very grateful to former Editor-in-Chief, Dr. John Cunningham, who has provided exemplary leadership of the JACN for the past 11 years. He has been instrumental in keeping the journal at the forefront of nutrition science and we wish him well in the future.”

2017 EDITOR-IN-CHIEF: William J. Kraemer, PhD, CSCS*D, FNSCA, FACSM, FISSN, FACN
The Ohio State University, Department of Human Sciences, Kinesiology
Considered by many to be one of the world’s preeminent scholars in the physiology and endocrinology of resistance training, Dr Kraemer’s work has spanned from the cell to the whole human being in the quest for greater understanding and knowledge in the area of exercise and sport science with a major part of his research program and publications related to how nutrition and nutritional supplements impact human performance and recovery. 

2017 DEPUTY EDITOR-IN-CHIEF: Taylor C. Wallace, PhD, CFS, FACN
George Mason University, College of Health & Human Services, Department of Nutrition and Food Studies
Dr. Wallace is the Principal Consultant at the Think Healthy Group and an Affiliate Professor in the Department of Nutrition and Food Studies at George Mason University. He operates the popular blog Dr. Taylor Wallace-Food & Nutrition Blog and has served in senior staff positions at The National Osteoporosis Foundation, National Bone Health Alliance, and Council for Responsible Nutrition.

2006-2016 EDITOR-IN-CHIEF: John J. Cunningham, PhD, MACN 
CEO, UMassOnline
Dr. Cunningham served as the Editor-In-Chief of the Journal of the American College of Nutrition for more than a decade and is a Fellow of the College. In 2007, Dr. Cunningham was appointed by Governor Deval Patrick to serve on the Massachusetts Public Health Council.

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