Information about SCAN's PULSE

Pulse Information

This page contains general information for the public about SCAN's PULSE. SCAN Members can access past issues on the Pulse archive page. If you have any questions about accessing PULSE, please contact the SCAN office here.

PULSE Newsletter

A sample copy of The PULSE is provided below:

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Subscription cost for non-SCAN members is $50 (must not be eligble for membership in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics); and $100 for institutions. The subscription will run June 1-May 31 (SCAN fiscal year). To subscribe, contact the SCAN Office at 800.249.2875 or email the SCAN Executive Director.


SCANNERS (Scientific, Concise, Authoritative, Nutrition Nuggests for Everyone's Reference Series) are periodic inserts to the PULSE.  Current issues available below (posted for one year after publication date)

Guidelines for Authors

SCAN'S PULSE welcomes the submission of manuscripts to be considered for publication. In particular, PULSE is interested in receiving original research reports and review articles. Manuscripts presenting practical guidelines, case studies, and other information relevant to SCAN members are also welcome. Click here for more information on author guidelines.

Important PULSE Dates

The PULSE is published four times a year: Winter (January 10), Spring (April 1), Summer (July 1) and Fall (October 1).

Appropriate announcements will be considered for publication. Deadline for announcements:

  • Fall Issue
  • Winter Issue
  • Spring Issue
  • Summer Issue
  • June 1
  • Sept. 1
  • Dec. 1
  • Mar. 1

PULSE Editors

Editor-in-Chief, PULSE 
Mark Kern, PhD, RD, CSSD

Managing Editor, PULSE
Annette Lenzi Martin


PULSE Editors

Editor-in-Chief, PULSE 
Mark Kern, PhD, RD, CSSD

Managing Editor, PULSE
Annette Lenzi Martin

PULSE Section Editors

Sports Editors
Kristine Spence, MS, RD, CSSD

Michelle Barrack, PhD, RDN, CSSD


Cardiovascular Editor

Satya Jonnalagadda, MBA, PhD, RD


Wellness Editor

Zachary Clayton, MS

Liz Fusco, RD, MS


Disordered Eating Editors

Karen Balnicki Wetherall, MS, RD

Gena Wollenberg, PhD, RD, CSSD

Julie Cooper, MS, RD


Conference Highlights Editor

Nancy Clark, MS, RD, CSSD


Reviews Editor

Kristina Morales


SD—USA Research Digest Editors

Stacie Wing-Gaia, PhD, RD, CSSD
Kary Woodruff, MS, RD, CSSD


SCAN Notables Editor

Traci Roberts



Page updated May 2017