Elsevier Chosen to Publish American Dental Association's Flagship Journal

The Journal of the American Dental Association to be published by Elsevier effective January 2015

Chicago, IL, and New York, NY, June 24, 2014

The American Dental Association (ADA) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Elsevier to publish The Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA), the ADA's flagship publication and the nation's premier dental journal.

Published for more than a century and with a monthly circulation today of nearly 150,000, JADA offers a wide range of reliable, peer-reviewed information on dental science, dental practice and dental care. Elsevier will start to publish JADA as of January 1, 2015.

“Elsevier’s expertise, resources and global presence will further accelerate JADA’s progress and help the journal enhance its position among the world’s leading dental journals,” said Michael D. Springer, ADA Senior Vice President for Business and Publishing.

Michael Glick, DMD, has served as JADA Editor since 2005. “A publishing relationship with Elsevier will allow JADA to maintain its leading role in guiding and shaping the direction of our profession—furthering dentistry’s efforts in the prevention and treatment of oral disease,” said Dr. Glick.

JADA has continually advanced the quality and value of information it publishes through print, online and mobile platforms, offering original research, clinical features, case reports and updates on dental products and techniques. The ADA aims to continue to expand the journal’s online presence and boost international submissions, enhancing its global reach.

“Elsevier, the ADA, and JADA have a shared goal of serving clinicians and researchers, ultimately striving to improve patient care,” commented Anne Kitson, Executive Vice President, Health and Medical Sciences Journals at Elsevier. “This common purpose makes the collaboration particularly powerful. We are very excited and honored to be working with the ADA to further JADA’s status as the premier resource in dentistry, and to explore new avenues for collaboration.”

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About the American Dental Association
The not-for-profit ADA is the nation's largest dental association, representing 157,000 dentist members. The premier source of oral health information, the ADA has advocated for the public's health and promoted the art and science of dentistry since 1859. The ADA's state-of-the-art research facilities develop and test dental products and materials that have advanced the practice of dentistry and made the patient experience more positive. The ADA Seal of Acceptance long has been a valuable and respected guide to consumer dental care products. Published monthly, The Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA) is the ADA's flagship publication and the best-read scientific journal in dentistry. For more information about the ADA, visit www.ada.org. For more information on oral health, including prevention, care and treatment of dental disease, visit the ADA’s consumer website www.MouthHealthy.org.

About Elsevier
Elsevier is a global information analytics company that helps institutions and professionals progress science, advance healthcare and improve performance for the benefit of humanity. Elsevier provides digital solutions and tools in the areas of strategic research management, R&D performance, clinical decision support, and professional education; including ScienceDirect, Scopus, ClinicalKey and Sherpath. Elsevier publishes over 2,500 digitized journals, including The Lancet and Cell, more than 35,000 e-book titles and many iconic reference works, including Gray's Anatomy. Elsevier is part of RELX Group, a global provider of information and analytics for professionals and business customers across industries. www.elsevier.com

Media contacts
Lydia Hall
Manager, Media Relations
American Dental Association
+1 312 440 2806
Halll@ada.org

Stefanie Jewell-Thomas
Executive Publisher
Elsevier
+1 215 239 3183
s.jewellthomas@elsevier.com