Biodemography and Social Biology
The official journal of The Society for Biodemography and Social Biology, devoted to furthering the discussion, advancement, and dissemination of knowledge about biological and sociocultural forces affecting the structure and composition of human populations. This interdisciplinary publication features contributions from scholars in the fields of sociology, demography, psychology, anthropology, biology, genetics, criminal justice, and others. Original manuscripts that further knowledge in the area of social biology are welcome, along with brief reports, review articles, and book reviews.
Publishing frequency: 3 issues a year
Journal of Health Services Research & Policy
Includes scientific research from a wide variety of disciplines, both qualitative and quantitative, and rigorous policy analysis. Provides a unique opportunity to explore the ideas, policies and decisions shaping health services throughout the world. Edited and peer-reviewed by experts in the field and with a high academic standard and multidisciplinary approach, readers will gain a greater understanding of the current issues in healthcare policy and research. The journal's strong international editorial advisory board also ensures that readers obtain a truly global and insightful perspective.
Publishing frequency: Quarterly
Annual Review of Public Health
Covers significant developments in the field of public health, including key developments and issues in epidemiology and biostatistics, environmental and occupational health, social environment and behavior, health services, and public health practice and policy.
Publishing frequency: Annual
Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare
Provides excellent peer reviewed coverage of developments in telemedicine and e-health and is now widely recognised as the leading journal in its field. Contributions from around the world provide a unique perspective on how different countries and health systems are using new technology in health care. Sections within the journal include technology updates, editorials, original articles, research tutorials, educational material, review articles and reports from various telemedicine organisations.
Publishing frequency: 10 times a year
Food and Nutrition Bulletin
The focus of the journal is to highlight original scientific articles on nutrition research, policy analyses, and state-of-the-art summaries relating to multidisciplinary efforts to alleviate the problems of hunger and malnutrition in the developing world.
Since its inception in 1978, the FNB has encouraged developing country authorship and offers page charge waivers for eligible scientists.
The FNB also serves as the principal outlet for the publication of reports of working groups and other activities of organizations such as United Nations Standing Committee on Nutrition (SCN) and its Advisory Group on Nutrition, the the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the World Health Organization (WHO), the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF), the United Nations University (UNU), the World Bank, the World Food Programme (WFP), and other organizations that have an interest in food and nutrition.
Publishing frequency: Quarterly
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Publishes original research studies relevant to human and clinical nutrition. Well-controlled clinical studies that describe scientific mechanisms, efficacy, and safety of dietary interventions in the context of disease prevention or a health benefit will be considered. Public health and epidemiologic studies relevant to human nutrition, and innovative investigations of nutritional questions that employ epigenetic, genomic, proteomic, and metabolomic approaches are encouraged. Solicited editorials,book reviews, solicited or unsolicited review articles, invited controversy position papers, and letters to the Editor that relate to prior AJCN articles are essential components of the AJCN.
Publishing frequency: Monthly
Journal of Nutrition
Publishes original research papers covering all aspects of experimental nutrition in humans and other animal species; special articles such as reviews and biographies of prominent nutrition scientists; and issues, opinions, and commentaries on controversial issues in nutrition. Supplements are frequently published to provide extended discussion of topics of special interest.
JN focuses on the review of manuscripts that address human, animal, cellular, and molecular nutrition. JN is especially interested in publishing manuscripts that advance the understanding of nutritional mechanisms in human populations, in animals, in relevant model organisms, in appropriate primary cells or cell culture models, and/or at the molecular level. Manuscripts addressing interactions of nutrition with genetics, physiological regulation, health outcomes, and behavioral outcomes are generally well suited for review by JN.
Publishing frequency: Monthly
Journal of Environmental Health
The foremost mission of the journal is to provide its readers with the latest research and advancements in environmental health and protection. It serves as a widely respected educational resource and a means of elevating the discussion on a range of environmental health issues. The Journal also plays an integral role in the mission of the National Environmental Health Association, which is “to advance the environmental health and protection professional for the purpose of providing a healthful environment for all.”
As the only direct link to the complete spectrum of environmental health topics, the JEH reaches more than 20,000 professionals working to solve problems in areas such as air quality, drinking water, food safety and protection, hazardous materials/toxic substances management, institutional environmental health, occupational safety and health, terrorism and all-hazards preparedness, vector control, wastewater management, and water pollution control/water quality.
Publishing frequency: 10 issues a year
Journal of Health Politics, Policy, and Law
A leading journal in its field, and the primary source of communication across the many disciplines it serves, the Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law focuses on the initiation, formulation, and implementation of health policy and analyzes the relations between government and health—past, present, and future.
Publishing frequency: 6 issues a year
Health Services Research
The flagship publication and an official journal of AcademyHealth. Rated as one of the top journals in the field, HSR publishes the latest research findings, methods, and concepts regarding the financing, organization, delivery, evaluation, and outcomes of health services, and with analysis of their relationships to clinical practice, management, and policy.
Additionally, HSR provides a mechanism for linking the various disciplines engaged in health services research and for disseminating the results to those charged with improving the health of individuals and communities and setting evidence-based policy.
Areas of specific interest for manuscripts include:
Issues related to the delivery of care—for example, access to and utilization of health services; cost, cost-effectiveness, quality, and outcomes of care; practice variations, technology assessment, and health care workforce issues;
Assessments of the impact of or changes in specific policies and interventions on health care delivery—for example, Medicare and Medicaid, state health policies and regulations, payment policies, personnel licensure and certification, and antitrust enforcement;
Evaluation of national demonstration programs—particularly those focusing on disease prevention, chronic disease management, and community-based efforts to integrate services or promote health;
Examinations of changes in health services organizations, systems of care, managed care, and related developments, including comparisons of systems across nations; and
Examinations of the relative importance of biological, behavioral, social, and political factors, in addition to health care, as determinants of health outcomes.
Publishing frequency: 6 issues a year plus 2 supplements