Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Webb appointed to editorial board of new international journal

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Dr. R. Clinton Webb, Chair of the Department of Physiology at the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University, has been appointed to a five-year term on the editorial board of the new Journal of African Association of Physiological Sciences.

The international journal, which will be published for the first time this year, is the official publication of the association, an International Union of Physiological Sciences-affiliated organization.

Webb’s other editorial  board memberships include Hypertension, Journal of the American Society of Hypertension, Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology, Vascular Pharmacology, Current Hypertension Reviews, Current Cardiology Reviews, Therapeutic Advances in Cardiovascular Diseases and World Journal of Pharmacology.

Webb received the 2012 International Society of Hypertension AstraZeneca Award and the Carl J. Wiggers Award from the American Physiological Society, for his contributions to hypertension and cardiovascular research, respectively.

Webb is a Past Chair of the American Heart Association’s Council for High Blood Pressure Research and a member of the council’s Leadership, Awards and Scientific Sessions Committees. He is a member of the AHA’s Scientific Sessions Program and Council Operations Committees, Ethnicity and Gender Working Group and International Mentoring Program.  Webb is a Past President of the Association of Chairs of Departments of Physiology and a member of the American Society of Hypertension Program Committee and Society for Women’s Health Research Isis Cardiovascular Network.

Webb, a Regents’ Professor who holds the Herbert S. Kupperman Chair in Cardiovascular Disease, received the 2009 Distinguished Basic Research Award from the GRU Research Institute.

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