PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 3 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins hassigned an agreement with the Dermatology Nurses' Association to publish theirbrand new Journal of the Dermatology Nurses' Association (JDNA). LippincottWilliams & Wilkins (LWW) is part of Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading providerof information and business intelligence for students, professionals, andinstitutions in medicine, nursing, allied health, pharmacy and thepharmaceutical industry.
Journal of the Dermatology Nurses' Association (JDNA), the DermatologyNurses' Association's (DNA) official journal, will feature the latestpeer-reviewed dermatology news, research, and clinical content. The firstissue of the journal will publish in February 2009 and DNA members willreceive the journal free as a benefit of membership. The full content of thepublication will also be accessible online. Continuing Education opportunitieswill be provided in each issue and may be taken online.
The publishing agreement with Lippincott Williams & Wilkins provides theDNA with full control over editorial content. "The association is at the pointnow where we believe we can control our own destiny, our own future," saidVictoria Elliott, DNA's executive director. "Our new, self-owned journal canbecome the unique voice of the DNA and help to shape the vision of the DNA."
New journal editor Cynthia R. King, PhD, NP, MSN, RN, FAAN, commented,"This is an exciting time for our organization. It will be a thrilling,creative time for the members of the DNA. Starting the Journal of DermatologyNurses' Association with DNA and LWW will allow our diverse and talentedmembers to contribute in many different ways. Members are invited to reviewcolumns, articles, products; serve on the Editorial Board; or write a shortarticle on important dermatology developments. I look forward to every memberparticipating in some capacity."
"JDNA will be the first Lippincott Williams & Wilkins nursing publicationthat is completely focused on dermatology nurses. We are honored that thisprestigious and reputable society has chosen to partner with us," saidKathleen Phelan, Publisher of JDNA at LWW.
About Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (http://www.LWW.com) is a leadinginternational publisher for healthcare professionals and students with nearly300 periodicals and 1,500 books in more than 100 disciplines publishing underthe LWW brand, as well as content-based sites and online corporate andcustomer services. LWW is part of Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading provider ofinformation and business intelligence for students, professionals andinstitutions in medicine, nursing, allied health, pharmacy and thepharmaceutical industry.
Wolters Kluwer Health is a division of Wolters Kluwer, a leading globalinformation services and publishing company with annual revenues (2007) ofEUR3.4 billion ($4.8 billion), maintains operations in over 33 countriesacross Europe, North America, and Asia Pacific and employs approximately19,544 people worldwide. Visit http://www.WoltersKluwer.com for informationabout our market positions, customers, brands, and organization.
About the DNA
The Dermatology Nurses' Association, founded in 1978, is a professionalnursing organization comprised of a diverse group of individuals committed toquality care through sharing knowledge and expertise. The core purpose of theDNA is to promote excellence in dermatologic care.
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