You are what you read: College of Public Health professor named editor-in-chief of Nutrition Reviews

Courtesy Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health | The Daily Wildcat Douglas Taren, the associate dean for academic affairs and a public health professor, was named Editor-in-Chief of International Journal Nutrition Reviews. Taren recieved his doctorate in international nutrition and has written multiple books.

If you read between the lines, the appointment of Dr. Douglas Teran, expert in maternal and child nutrition and dean for academic student affairs in the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, as editor-in chief of Nutrition Reviews  provides a unique opportunity for him and his students.

Dr. Teran, who also teaches as a professor in the College of Public Health, believes that his new position will give him even greater insight into the world of academic publishing and that he will pass this knowledge onto his students and colleagues. 

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"This is an opportunity to gain“... a little more inside perspective about what journals want and that process of peer review and will help our faculty get papers published and get their science disseminated to other scientists,” Dr. Teran said.

Nutrition Reviews, the journal Teran will be serving as editor-in-chief for, is a monthly, peered-reviewed medical journal with a focus on nutritional science and its ability to improve human health.

As editor-in-chief Teran will work with associate editors and an editorial board. 

“I enjoy that part tremendously because that’s by academics and  I can take that knowledge and bring it to the classroom,” Teran said. “It’s work, but it’s enjoyable work.”

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