Ard appointed to AJCN editorial board

_ard-01_webJamy Ard, M.D., an associate professor in the Department of Nutrition Sciences and associate dean for clinical affairs for the School of Health Professions, was appointed to the Editorial Board of The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. His two-year term begins June 1, 2011.

“This appointment to the board is indicative of the high regard your fellow scientists have for your research contributions and for the valuable research critiques you’ve provided as an ad hoc reviewer for AJCN,” said Robert M. Russell, M.D., president of the American Society for Nutrition.

Ard’s current research interests include behavioral therapies focused on cardiovascular risk reduction. He is developing strategies that will improve African-American participation and outcomes in clinical trials that deal with cardiovascular disease risk.