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Professor Jinjiao Wang Named Co-Editor in Chief of JMIR Aging

  By Gianluca D'Elia
  Monday, February 13, 2023

Assistant Professor Jinjiao Wang, PhD, RN, MPhil, has been named co-editor in chief of JMIR Aging, an open-access journal focused on digital health, clinical care, patient education, and other topics surrounding older adults' health.

wang jinjiaoWang is a nurse scientist at the Elaine C. Hubbard Center for Nursing Research on Aging and director of postdoctoral programs at the University of Rochester School of Nursing. Her research focuses on improving the quality, equity, and efficiency of home-based health care services for older adults. Her goal as a nurse and researcher is to help older adults maintain independence and safety at home through targeted and effective home-based services.

"Being the Co-EiC for JMIR Aging means that now I have a broader community to serve," Wang said. "As a nurse scientist, I believe that disseminating evidence is of paramount importance to transforming clinical practice, improving patient outcomes, and changing policies."

In her new role, Wang will focus on expanding JMIR Aging’s editorial board and peer reviewer community, and facilitating the publication of more high-quality articles in the field of aging that can transform, advance, and innovate geriatric care models and delivery. Wang will serve in this role alongside co-editor-in-chief Yun Jiang, PhD, MS, RN, FAMIA, an Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan School of Nursing.

"Under the leadership of its founding editor-in-chief, Dr. Jing Wang, JMIR Aging has made steady progress in disseminating high-quality evidence in the field of aging with a focus on technological innovation, informatics, and data science," she said.

Wang said she is eager to support the journal's growth and serve its key audiences.

"I look forward to continuing the robust growth of JMIR Aging, publishing more cutting-edge work in the field, and by so doing, supporting the broader community of older adults, clinicians, scientists, policy makers, and alike," she said.

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