The Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior is pleased to offer a series of free webinars on a variety of publishing topics. All webinars are archived on the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior website where you can set up a free account in order to view.


(Recorded 1/25/2018)
This webinar is a follow-up to the workshop held at SNEB's 2017 annual conference and was developed in response to our reviewer surveys. Learning how to critically appraise and write a research paper review will be addressed through short scenarios and question/answer.

Learning Objectives:

  • Will be able to explain what a contribution to the literature means and make decisions on recommendations for accept, revise, reject.
  • Will be able more confident in all reviews but especially able to write a comprehensive review of the Methods sections of a research article and revised manuscripts.
  • Will be able to contribute comments most useful to the editor in making decisions.
  • Will be able to explain why becoming a great reviewer will enhance their network and CV.

Karen Chapman-Novakofski, PhD, RD University of Illinois; Editor in Chief of JNEB; Bret Luick, PhD, University of Alaska; Associate Editor of JNEB; Julie Reeder, PhD, MPH, Oregon WIC; Associate Editor of JNEB; Madeleine Sigman-Grant, PhD, RD University of Nevada, emertiti; Associate Editor of JNEB; and Andrea Boccelli, Elsevier Publisher


(Recorded 7/11/2017)
This webinar will provide a forum to highlight the results of current WIC breastfeeding efforts and to discuss innovative strategies between WIC and other community agencies to promote, protect and support breastfeeding. Two authors of articles from the JNEB WIC BF Supplement, sponsored by Food and Nutrition Services U.S. Department of Agriculture, will present their work. Ample time will be provided for audience comments.

Learning Objectives:

  • List at least one strategy for enhancing their current BF efforts within their community describe potential impact of proposed changes to the WIC food package for lactating women
  • Identify the role of BF in attenuating obesity rates in Hispanic children enrolled in WIC.

Madeleine Sigman-Grant, PhD, RD; Professor Emeritus, UNR; Kathleen M. Rasmussen, ScD, RD; Shannon Whaley, PhD, PHFE-WIC


(recorded 1/28/2015)
Systematic reviews are becoming more popular in JNEB and other journals. Learn the essential steps in your methods to increase the likelihood of publication: crafting your research question, forming your team, deciding on review protocol, evaluating articles for quality and outcomes, and providing insightful conclusions and recommendations.

Dr. Karen Chapman-Novakofski, JNEB Editor in Chief will be introducing the webinar. Panelists are: Noel Chavez, PhD, RD, LDN, UIC School of Public Health; Bret Luick, PhD, University of Alaska Fairbanks; Mary Murimi, PhD, RD, Texas Tech; Madeleine Sigman-Grant, PhD, RD, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension; Susan Johnson, PhD, UC Denver and Seung-Yeon Lee, PhD, University of Cincinnati


(recorded 7/17/2020)
Learn about the issues facing publishing today from the editor and associate editors of the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior who will explain the editorial process and introduce the Council on Publication Ethics, discuss reproducibility vs not contributing to the literature, define “salami slicing” and overstatement of results, focus on the precision of language and explain what makes a good citation.

Karen Chapman-Novakofski, PhD, RD, JNEB Editor in Chief, Susan L. Johnson, PhD, Bret Luick, PhD, Julie Reeder, PhD, MPH, MS, CHES, Madeleine Sigman-Grant, PhD, RD, Christopher Taylor, PhD, RD, LD


(recorded 5/7/2019)
Mendeley is a free reference manager and an academic social network. This session will provide an introduction to Mendeley, and an overview of its key reference management features to enhance productivity at all stages of the research process.

Daniel Christe, BS, MS; Elsevier, Karen Chapman-Novakofski, PhD, RDN, JNEB


(recorded 4/26/2016)
In this session, presenters will describe the purpose of the Research Methods papers, and how that has impact on how to write and review these unique types of papers. Research Methods are manuscripts that describe the objectives and methodologies for multi-year interventions whose aims are to change nutrition and/or physical activity behavior and/or related physiological outcomes, such as BMI or blood glucose.

Karen Chapman-Novakofski, PhD, RDN, Editor in Chief, Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior Christopher Taylor, PhD, RDN Susan Johnson, PhD.