The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics., through the Association Positions Committee (APC), is in the process of updating/developing the following position and practice papers:
- Health Implications of Dietary Fiber
- Providing Nutrition Services for Infants, Children, and Adults With Developmental Disabilities and Special Health Care Needs
Evidence-Based Position Papers
(Using Academy Evidence Analysis Process and EAL)
- Weight Management
- Nutrient Supplementation
- Obesity, Reproduction, and Pregnancy Outcomes
- Nutrition and Athletic Performance
Position Papers and Practice Papers on Same Topic
- Promoting and Supporting Breastfeeding
- Nutrient Supplementation
- A Systems Approach to Measuring Productivity in Health Care Foodservice Operations
- Nutrient Density: Meeting Nutrient Goals Within Calorie Needs
APC is inviting you to identify individuals who would be qualified to serve as an author of the paper, a reviewer of the draft paper and/or a content advisor to provide guidance during the development/update of these papers.
An author needs to meet the following criteria: demonstrates good writing skills, thorough and current knowledge of the topic, the ability to synthesize scientific data and the ability to meet deadlines. The individual must have the ability to participate in several conference calls (four to six) during the period of paper development. More than one author can be selected; however, one author must be a Registered Dietitian and a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. An author's commitment to developing a paper is 6-18 months. The author will have staff support from Academy Headquarters.
Reviewers need to have critical thinking skills, writing ability, in-depth knowledge of the subject and current practice experience, as well as availability to accommodate a 30-day turnaround.
Content Advisor Qualifications
The content advisor will assist the author/s and APC workgroup in the development of the paper. The selected individual must be an expert in the field, demonstrating thorough and current knowledge of the topic. The content advisor will participate on all APC workgroup conference calls (four to six) during the period of paper development and must have the ability to meet deadlines. The individual will assist the workgroup in understanding the current science and practice of dietetics in the subject area.
Names, Addresses, Phone Numbers and E-mail Addresses Needed
For each individual suggested, please submit name, address, phone number and e-mail address as soon as possible. The information may be e-mailed to Donna Wickstrom, Academy Headquarters, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Individuals will receive, via e-mail, an invitation to apply and a request to submit his or her curriculum vitae.
Recognition for Authors, Reviewers, and Content Advisor
Those involved in the development of the paper will be acknowledged at the end of the paper when it is published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics..
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Donna L. Wickstrom (800/877-1600, ext. 4835 or email@example.com). Thank you for your assistance!