APNM Journal Updates: Overview of Recent Popular Papers & Initiatives

Date: Thursday, October 28th, 2021
Time: 12:00 - 13:00 ET

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Speakers:

Wendy Ward, PhD - Brock University
Phil Chilbeck, PhD - University of Saskatchewan
Josephine Sciortino, MA, MPS (Canadian Science Publishing)

Moderator: Josephine Sciortino, MA, MPS (Canadian Science Publishing)

Learning Objectives:
Upon completing this session, you will be able to:
  1. Know about updates for APNM
  2. Highlight a selection of popular nutrition papers published in APNM in 2020/21
  3. Learn about journal initiatives

About the Speakers:

Dr. Wendy E. Ward — Brock University, Canada 

Dr. Ward is a Professor in the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences at Brock University where she holds a Canada Research Chair in Bone and Muscle Development. Wendy’s research program, funded by major government granting agencies (NSERC, CIHR, CFI), studies how foods and food components may set a better trajectory for bone health throughout the lifespan. The overall goal of her research team is to develop dietary strategies that help protect against osteoporosis and related fractures, and to understand the potential mechanisms of action. These dietary strategies include novel foods and food components such as flaxseed and its omega-3 fatty acid; fish oil; flavonoids in tea and citrus; and soy and its isoflavones. She has published many peer-reviewed articles, invited reviews and book chapters on the topic of nutrition, with particular emphasis on nutritional programming of bone health as well as use of herbal and nutritional supplements. Wendy is a member of the Scientific Advisory Council of Osteoporosis Canada and a Member of the Education Committee of the Canadian Nutrition Society. She is actively involved in continuing education for health professionals and community education activities on topics about nutrition and health.      

Dr. Phil Chilibeck — University of Saskatchewan, Canada 

Dr. Chilibeck is Professor in the College of Kinesiology at the University of Saskatchewan. Phil's research areas include the effects of exercise and nutrition on health and performance in older adults, clinical populations (including those at risk for osteoporosis and metabolic conditions) and athletes. His research is funded by major government granting agencies (CIHR and CFI). He has also served as Chair of the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology and Chair of its Professional Standards Program. Phil has been working as the journal's associate editor since 2012.


Josephine Sciortino - Canadian Science Publishing 

Josephine is Managing Editor at Canadian Science Publishing, the largest non-profit journal publisher in Canada, where she manages a team of scientific publishing and production editors for eight scientific journals. APNM is one of the 8 journals she manages. She has worked in scholarly publishing for over 20 years with various biomedical societies in the management of their specialty journals, including the Canadian Urological Association Journal (as the inaugural managing editor) and the Canadian Medical Association Journal.


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