Warmly Welcome Professor Yongning Wu to Join the Editorial Board of One Health & Implementation Research

Published on: 18 Apr 2023 Viewed: 616

On April 18, 2023, One Health & Implementation Research (OHIR) was honored to have invited Prof. Yongning Wu from China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment to join the Editorial Board of OHIR.

About Prof. Yongning Wu:

Prof. Yongning Wu is the Chief Technical Officer of the China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment and Director of the Chemical Hazard Subcommittee, Professor & Co-director of Research Unit of Food Safety of Chinese Academy of Medical Science (2019RU014), the Director of NHC Key Laboratory of Food Safety Risk Assessment, head of World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Center of Food Contamination Monitoring (China), fellow of the International Academy of Food Science and Technology, Vice-President of the Chinese Society of Toxicology, president of the Food Authenticity and Traceability Association and Standing Council member of the China Institute of Food Science and Technology, Standing Council member of Chinese Preventive Medicine Association, Deputy Director of Public Health of Chinese Medical Association, Deputy Director of Allergy Medicine of the Chinese Research Hospital Association.

Prof. Wu graduated from Nanjing Medical College in 1983, then from the Chinese Academy of Preventive Medicine with Ph.D. degree in Nutrition and Food Safety in 1986 and 1997. Prof. Wu served as several members of the Food Safety Committee: e. g., internationally, WHO Strategic Technical Advisory Group- Antimicrobial Resistance (2018-2020), WHO Technical Advisory Group- Food Safety (2021-2024), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations/WHO Joint Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA); and nationally, Scientific Committee of Food Safety Commission of the State Council of People of Republic China, Scientific Committee of Food Safety for Hong Kong Special Government of People of Republic China. As the director of food contaminate subcommittee of the China Reviewing Committee on National Food Safety Standards and the head of Chinese delegate of Codex Committee on Contaminants in Food, he is involved in drafting the food safety standards for food contaminants, chaired draft working group on Codex maximum limit of inorganic arsenic in rice internationally and China National Standard. As a member of Food Ingredients International Adulterants Expert Panel, he received Award for Outstanding Contribution to United States Pharmacopoeia (USP) Standard. He is a member of several journals' Editorial Advisory Boards for food and environmental science, as well as preventive medicine.

Prof. Wu's research interest covers food chemistry and pollution monitoring, with an emphasis on chemical pollutant monitoring and dietary exposure assessment, as well as high-throughput detection techniques for unexplained food poisoning. For persistent organic pollutants and chloropropanol, acrylamide, clenbuterol and other food pollution and illegal addition of hot issues, his group carries out the detection technology research for the international recognition of the trace and ultra-trace detection of important organic pollutants in food and the establishment of a set of national standards from screening, quantification to confirmation. Notably, his group's exposure assessment studies have been used to formulate national food safety standards for the limits of food contamination and mycotoxins and their supporting testing methods, and lead the formulation of the Codex Alimentarius standard for the limits of inorganic arsenic in rice. He participated in the formulation of WHO Global Food Safety Strategy 2022-2030, published more than 500 SCI papers, and edited 15 monographs as the Chief Editor.

Editorial message from Prof. Wu:

OHIR provides an international academic platform for a One Health approach that facilitates the rapid dissemination of cutting-edge scientific knowledge on eco-health and public health risks, including food safety, antimicrobial resistance (AMR), zoonotic diseases from human and wildlife, and environmental pollution. We are committed to presenting multidisciplinary and multifaceted perspectives, and the development of the journal relies on leading One Health experts sharing their interactive information on the human-animal-environmental health connection.

The Editorial Office of OHIR is very grateful to Prof. Wu on the Editorial Board, which is of great significance for solidifying the academic standard of the journal. The journal will keep committed to promoting advanced research on One Health with the contribution of Prof. Wu. We believe that with the joint efforts from Prof. Wu, other Editorial Board members, and the Editorial Office, OHIR will usher in a brighter future.

Respectfully submitted by the Editorial Office of One Health and Implementation Research.

One Health & Implementation Research
ISSN 2769-6413 (Online)


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