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Deputy Editor in Chief

The deputy editor in chief provides support to the editor in chief on editorial decision-making, and is responsible for editorial-decisions when the editor in chief is unavailable or has declared a conflict of interest.

Lin Yan, PhD

Dr. Yan is a Research Nutritionist at the Grand Forks Human Nutrition Research Center, Agriculture Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture.  He attended graduate school at Texas Tech University, where he earned his doctoral degree in Human Nutrition in 1990.  Dr. Yan completed his post-doctoral training in the area of selenium and cancer biology at Rutgers University.  After that he was a research faculty member in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at Creighton University School of Medicine.  In 2007, Dr. Yan joined the staff at the Grand Forks Human Nutrition Research Center.

Dr. Yan's research interest is in the field of dietary prevention of obesity-related diseases.  Currently, he is a principle investigator on Agriculture Research Service-funded projects focusing on dietary modification, physical exercise and secondary cancer prevention.  Dr. Yan published extensively.  He has reviewed grant applications for National Cancer Institute, NIH, and manuscripts for many scientific journals. 

Editorial Board Members

The editorial board is the journal's primary source of peer reviewers and members occasionally provide assistance to the editor in chief.  The editor in chief welcomes applications from suitable candidates to join the editorial board.  Further information on the editorial board is available here.

Gabriella Calviello, PhD
Associate Professor, Institute of General Pathology, School of Medicine, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy

Dexter Canoy, PhD, MD
Research Fellow in Epidemiology and Public Health in the Northwest Institute for Bio-Health Informatics, University of Manchester, UK, Honorary Research Fellow, Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, Finland, Honorary Research Fellow, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Imperial College, London, and Founding Editor in Chief, Nutrition and Metabolic Insights

Sukhinder Kaur Cheema, PhD, FICN
Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada

Maria Luisa Forchielli, MD, MPH, FACG
Assistant Professor in Pediatrics, GI/Nutrition Unit, Medical School of Bologna, Bologna, Italy

Nelli Giribabu, PhD
Senior Lecturer, Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur

Joanne Harrold, PhD
Senior Lecturer in Appetite and Obesity, Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, England

Gang Hu, MD, MPH, PhD, FAHA
Assistant Professor, Director of Chronic Disease Epidemiology Lab, Population Science, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

Tilakavati Karupaiah, PhD, APD, AN
Associate Professor, Dietetics Program, School of Healthcare Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, National University of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Diana Mager, PhD, RD
Associate Professor, Clinical Nutrition, Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutritional Science, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Abbas Ali Mansour, MD, FRCP (Edin)
Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Basrah College of Medicine, Consultant Physician, Al-Faiha Diabetes and Endocrine Center, Basrah, Iraq

Seema Mihrshahi, PhD
Lecturer, Nutrition Unit, Public Health Group, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Dario C. Ramirez, PhD
Professor, Laboratory of Experimental Medicine and Therapeutics, IMIBIO-SL-CONICET-National University of San Luis, San Luis, Argentina

Mario John Soares, PhD
Professor, General Practice and Primary Health Care Research, School of Medicine, University of Notre Dame Australia, Freemantle, Western Australia, Australia

Chaowu Xiao, PhD
Research Scientist, Nutrition Research Division, Food Directorate, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; Canada Adjunct Professor, Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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