Hoboken, NJ--September 7, 2017-- (NYSE:JWa) (NYSE:JWb) announced today that it will publish the Journal of Periodontology and Clinical Advances in Periodontics on behalf of the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP), effective in 2018. This agreement will see the journals move to the Wiley Online Library platform and the conversion of Clinical Advances in Periodontics from its current e-only format to a full print publication distributed to all AAP members. Wiley and the AAP also announced that Pharmaceutical Media, Inc. (PMI) will provide full-service advertising sales support for both journals as well as other AAP content assets.
Periodontics is the branch of dentistry that specializes in treating the supporting tissues of the teeth and in the placement, maintenance, and treatment of dental implants. The Journal of Periodontology has published research advancing the science and practice of periodontics since 1930. Clinical Advances in Periodontics was launched in 2011 with a defined focus on the translation of scientific knowledge into clinical application.
"It is a great honor for Wiley to partner with the AAP," said Shawn Morton, Journals Publishing Director for Health Sciences. "The science published in the Journal of Periodontology has never been more relevant and we see a bright future for Clinical Advances in Periodontics as a much more visible publication than is the case at present."
"We're happy to be partnering with Wiley in publishing our journals," remarked Erin O'Donnell Dotzler, AAP Executive Director. "Wiley's long-standing expertise in dental publishing will help us innovate and grow our journals program. We also look forward to working with PMI and expanding our advertising offerings."
"This is a great opportunity for PMI," commented Frank Cox, President of Pharmaceutical
The American Academy of Periodontology represents more than 8,000 periodontists--specialists in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases affecting the gums and supporting structures of the teeth, and in the placement of dental implants. Periodontics is one of the nine dental specialties recognized by the American Dental Association. The Academy's purpose is to advance the periodontal and general health of the public and promote excellence in the practice of periodontics. The organization's website can be found at http://www.perio.org.
Pharmaceutical Media, Inc. is a full-service marketing and sales representation firm with a 42-year history of successful partnerships with leading medical publishers and professional medical organizations.
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