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Pittsburgh Faculty Appointed Deputy Editor-in-chief for Innovation in Aging

Dr. Steven M. Albert, chair of the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health department of behavioral and community health sciences, has been appointed deputy editor-in-chief for Innovation in Aging, a new peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal launched by the Gerontological Society of America (GSA) — the nation’s largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging.

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[Photo: Dr. Steven M. Albert]

Published by Oxford University Press, Innovation in Aging will publish methodologically rigorous, translational research on aging and the life course. It joins the GSA catalog’s collection of high impact factor titles including The Gerontologist and The Journals of Gerontology.

Albert holds the Philip B. Hallen Endowed Chair in Community Health and Social Justice at Pitt Public Health. He joins fellow deputy editor-in-chief, Dr. J. Jill Suitor, of the Purdue University Department of Sociology and editor-in-chief Dr. Laura P. Sands, of the Center for Gerontology and professor of human development at Virginia Tech.

For more information, visit https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-01/tgso-gni010517.php.