Newswise — Washington, DC—The Endocrine Society has hired Nancy Rodnan as senior director, publications, effective March 24, 2014. Rodnan will oversee all aspects of the Society’s publishing enterprise, which includes five scholarly journals (Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, Endocrinology, Molecular Endocrinology, Endocrine Reviews and Hormones and Cancer), Endocrine News, and Endocrine Press, a publishing imprint that issues print and electronic books as well as journals for a broad audience of health care professionals and patients.
Prior to her employment at the Society, Rodnan led the publications department at the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB), managing the Journal of Biological Chemistry (JBC), Molecular and Cellular Proteomics (MCP), the Journal of Lipid Research (JLR), and other ASBMB publications for more than ten years. Previously, Nancy had leadership positions in publications with the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) and the American Chemical Society.
“The Endocrine Society’s journals rank among the most authoritative peer-reviewed biomedical research journals in the world,” said Barbara Byrd Keenan, executive director and CEO of the Endocrine Society. “Nancy’s innovation, valuable experience and proven record of accomplishment will help ensure the Society’s publishing program continues to excel well into the future.” Rodnan earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in graphic design and business from American University.
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