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December 2022 People & Events

        Opportunities to serve as a JAND reviewer
        The Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (JAND) seeks qualified reviewers in the nutrition and dietetics profession with an advanced degree (eg, PhD, MD, ScD, DrPH, EdD, JD) who may have published in nutrition, dietetics, or a related field. If you are interested in reviewing for JAND and are not yet registered, please register in our submission and review system (Editorial Manager) at: www.editorialmanager.com/jandjrl
        Please complete all sections including:
        • User Information
        • Personal Information
        • Institution Related Information
        • Areas of Interest or Expertise
        It is especially important to complete the Areas of Interest or Expertise sections by selecting Personal Classifications and Personal Keywords. This information helps the editorial staff invite reviewers for manuscripts that are most relevant to reviewers’ expertise and interest; this information will also make sure that your time is appropriately spent in areas in which you are comfortable.
        If you are already a registered JAND reviewer, you do not need to register again. However, you may want to verify or update your personal information, classifications, and keywords to ensure they are current and still represent your areas of interest and expertise. We want to make sure that you are invited only for articles that will be of interest to you.
        Free Professional Development Resources for Academy Members
        Select from a variety of eight free and member-preferred priced resources to best fit your professional development needs with Distance Learning at your own pace and convenience. The Center for Professional Development also offers several online certificates of training programs and webinars as well as group and self-study options. Visit www.eatrightpro.org/resources/career/professional-development
        Art of Dietetics
        Images featured in “The Art of Dietetics” are available for educational use at www.jandonline.org/content/photocontestgallery. Want to make your own “Art of Dietetics” contribution? Submission details are available at www.jandonline.org/artofdietetics.
        Deadline for submitting material for the “People & Events” section is the first of the month, 3 months before the date of the issue (eg, May 1 for the August issue). Publication of an educational event is not an endorsement by the Academy of the event or sponsor. Send material to [email protected]

        Announcements

        Coronavirus Information Center

        So that Journal readers have access to breaking news and research about the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19 r 2019-nCoV), we are pleased to post these links to the following resources:
        The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Coronavirus Updates and Resources
        Elsevier’s Novel Coronavirus Center
        Here, you will find expert guidance, current travel precautions, interactive maps, tips for clinicians, patient education materials, and open access content from numerous other research journals on this topic.

        National Cancer Institute Dietary Assessment Primer Now Available

        The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is pleased to announce the availability of a web-based Dietary Assessment Primer. Various types of self-report instruments have been developed to assess dietary intake. Each has distinct features as well as strengths and limitations. The Dietary Assessment Primer:
        • Describes the major types of instruments that rely on individuals reporting their own diets;
        • Provides guidance on using the instruments alone or in combination to address different research questions;
        • Compares key features of the main self-report dietary assessment instruments;
        • Explains and provides guidance regarding validity, measurement error, and calibration in the context of dietary assessment;
        • Provides expanded information about particular key topics in dietary assessment; and
        • Includes a Glossary of key terms and an extensive list of References and Resources.
        The Dietary Assessment Primer is located at http://dietassessmentprimer.cancer.gov. The NCI scientific leads for this important new resource are Susan Krebs-Smith, PhD, RD; Amy Subar, PhD, MPH, RD; Jill Reedy, PhD, MPH, RD; Fran Thompson, PhD, MPH; and TusaRebecca Schap, PhD, MPH, RD, all in the NCI Applied Research Program’s Risk Factor Monitoring and Methods Branch (RFMMB); Anne Brown Rodgers, science writer; and Sharon Kirkpatrick, PhD, MHSc, RD, formerly in the RFMMB and currently assistant professor at the University of Waterloo School of Public Health and Health Systems.