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Editorial Board

Editors-in-Chief
Professor Xiang Gao, PhD, Fudan University, China
Qi Sun, MD, Harvard Medical School, USA

Managing Editors
Hannah VanEvery, PhD, The Pennsylvania State University, USA
Xinyuan Zhang, PhD, Harvard Medical School, USA

Associate Editors
Djibril M. Ba,  PhD, MPH, Penn State College of Medicine, USA
Professor Shilpa Bhupathiraju, PhD, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, USA
Zhaoli Dai-Keller, PhD, Flinders University, Australia
Ming Ding, ScD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill USA
Jean-Philippe Drouin-Chartier, Dt.P, PhD, Laval University, Canada
Zhangling Chen, MD, PhD, Central South University, China
Mostafa Gouda, PhD, Zhejiang University, China
Martha Guasch-Ferre, PhD, Harvard Medical School, USA
Elaine Hillesheim, PhD, University College Dublin, Ireland
Yang Hu, PhD, Harvard School of Public Health, USA
Therese Karlsson, PhD, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Neha Khandpur,  ScD, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
Kayo Kurotani, RD, PhD, Showa Women's University, Japan
Sylvia Ley, PhD, RD, Tulane University, USA
Jun Li, MD, PhD, Harvard Medical School, USA
Yaqi Li, PhD, Fudan University, China
Xiaoran Liu, PhD, Rush University Medical Center, USA
Chaoran Ma, PhD, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA
Wenjie Ma, PhD, Mass General Hospital, USA
Vasanti Malik, ScD, Toronto University, Canada
Isao Muraki, PhD, Osaka University, Japan
Muzi Na, PhD, Pennsylvania State University, USA
Cristina Razquin, PhD, University of Navarra, Spain
Rupak Shivakoti, PhD, MHS, Columbia University, USA
Jordan Stanford, PhD, University of Newcastle, Australia
Marinka Steur, PhD, Erasmus Medical Center, The Netherlands
Yannick Vermeiren, PhD, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
Biqi Wang, PhD, University of Massachusetts Boston, USA
Liang Wang, MD, DrPH, MPH, FACE, FTOS, Baylor University, USA
Olivia Wright, PhD, The University of Queensland, Australia
Danxia Yu, PhD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, USA

Statistical Consultants 
David Collins, MSc, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, UK 
Christina Dahm, PhD, Aarhus University, Denmark 

Editorial Board
Jean Abed, MD, St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital, USA
Elie Aoun, MD, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, USA
Catherine Chan, PhD, University of Alberta, Canada
Zach Conrad, PhD, MPH, William & Mary, USA 
Professor Axel Fischer, MD, PhD, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany
Esther Granot, PhD, Hadassah University Hospital, Israel
David Groneberg, PhD, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany
Digant Gupta, PhD, Cancer Treatment Centers of America, USA
Rebecca Haslam, PhD, University of Newcastle, Australia
Erin Hobin, PhD, University of Waterloo, Canada
Cyril Kendall, PhD, University of Toronto, Canada
Professor Deborah Kerr, PhD, Curtin University, Australia
Hamed Kioumarsi, PhD, AREEO, Iran
Ingrid Kohlstadt, MD, MPH, Johns Hopkins University, USA
Professor Shaheen Lakhan,MD, PhD, California University of Science and Medicine, USA
Joshua Lewis, PhD, National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia, Australia 
Professor Rui Hai Liu, MD, PhD, Cornell University, USA
Professor Kate Northstone, PhD, University of Bristol, UK
Professor Emeritus Allen Taylor, PhD, Tufts University, USA
Søren Toubro, PhD, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Rick Weissinger, PhD, MedSource Nutrition Center, USA
Sandeep Prabhu, PhD, Pennsylvania State University, USA
Professor Matam Vijay-Kumar, PhD, Pennsylvania State University, USA
Katarzyna Wojciechowska-Durczynska, PhD, Medical University of Lodz, Poland

Founding Editor (2002-2016)
Nehme Gabriel, MD, Central Florida Health Alliance, USA

Annual Journal Metrics

  • 2022 Citation Impact
    5.4 - 2-year Impact Factor
    5.3 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.507 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    1.136 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2022 Speed
    35 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    240 days submission to accept (Median)

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