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Wiley and the National Society of Genetic Counselors Announce Publishing Partnership

John Wiley and Sons Inc. and the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) are pleased to announce that the NSGC has selected Wiley as its publishing partner for the Journal of Genetic Counseling.

Friday, July 27, 2018 9:00 am EDT
"This is an exciting time for the Journal of Genetic Counseling. I look forward to working with Wiley to further strengthen the Journal of Genetic Counseling’s position as the leader in the field of genetic counseling scholarship."

Hoboken, NJ—July 27, 2018John Wiley and Sons Inc. (NYSE:JWa) (NYSE:JWb) and the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) are pleased to announce that the NSGC has selected Wiley as its publishing partner for the Journal of Genetic Counseling. The journal will transition to the Wiley Online Library platform following the publication of the November/December 2018 issue.

Journal of Genetic Counseling is the preeminent journal for the genetic counseling profession and has undergone tremendous growth since its inception in 1992. It is a bimonthly online journal with a worldwide readership. The primary goal of this scholarly journal is to promote the advancement of an evidence base relevant to the field of genetic counseling. As an official NSGC publication, the journal also provides a forum for dialogue on critical or controversial issues in the genetic counseling field.

NSGC, the leading voice for genetic counseling, was incorporated in 1979. Chicago-based NSGC serves to advance the roles of genetic counselors in health care by fostering education, research, and public policy to ensure the availability of quality genetic services. NSGC’s vision is to integrate genetics and genomics to improve health for all by expanding and promoting the practice of genetic counseling. Wiley is proud to partner with the NSCG to advance the impact of genetic counseling research globally.

“We are delighted to begin this exciting relationship with the National Society of Genetic Counselors to publish the Journal of Genetic Counseling,” said Colette Bean, Vice President and Society Publishing Director. “The growing importance of genetic testing has brought into focus the need for professional genetic counseling, and we share NSGC’s belief that it has the potential to transform patient care and outcomes. We are looking forward to working with the NSGC to further advance the field of genetic counseling and their important mission for the good of patients and researchers.”

Erica Ramos, NSGC President, stated, “We are enthusiastic to begin our new partnership with Wiley and to grow the influence and impact of the Journal of Genetic Counseling within the research and healthcare communities.  Wiley’s experience, strategic outlook and commitment to help advance the profession of genetic counseling make them the partner we want to evolve the journal that represents our rapidly evolving field.”

Christina Palmer, the Editor-in-Chief for the journal, stated, “This is an exciting time for the Journal of Genetic Counseling. I look forward to working with Wiley to further strengthen the Journal of Genetic Counseling’s position as the leader in the field of genetic counseling scholarship.”


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About NSGC
NSGC is the leading voice, authority and advocate for the genetic counseling profession, representing more than 3,600 health care professionals. The organization is committed to ensuring that the public has access to genetic services. For more information, visit www.nsgc.org.  

About Wiley
Wiley, a global research and education company, helps people and organizations develop the skills and knowledge they need to succeed. Our online scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly journals, combined with our digital learning, assessment and certification solutions help universities, learned societies, businesses, governments and individuals increase the academic and professional impact of their work. For more than 210 years, we have delivered consistent performance to our stakeholders. The company's website can be accessed at www.wiley.com.

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