The Journal of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder is thrilled to announce the appointment of Dr. Kelly Harding to the position of Editor for the journal! Dr. Harding received her PhD in Interdisciplinary Rural and Northern Health from Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada, and is also the Director of Research Administration and a Research Associate with the Canada FASD Research Network. Dr. Harding is also Adjunct Faculty member in the Department of Psychology at Laurentian University. Dr. Harding has a background in human development, interdisciplinary health, and health service delivery, particularly in rural and Northern communities. She has worked in the field of FASD since 2010 and is involved in diverse research projects in FASD prevention and women’s health, FASD assessment and diagnosis, family well-being, mental health, and human rights.

The Journal of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder strives to serve as an international resource for scientific publications on the epidemiology, neurobiology, psychology, and sociology of fetal alcohol toxicity. In addition, a strong emphasis is placed on intervention, prevention, diagnosis, welfare, and justice.

As a past contributor to the journal, we invite you to consider a new submission and to encourage colleagues to consider submitting an article for consideration.  All articles are double-blind, peer-reviewed, and are typically posted within 45 days of initial acceptance by the editor (before going into peer review).  As an open-access journal, your article will have a global reach, and authors always retain copyright.

Please click on this link to start the submission process;

If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to the Publisher, John Birkby;