The journal focuses upon such topics as tobacco control, teenage violence, occupational disease and injury, immunization, drug policy, lead screening, health disparities, and many other key and emerging public health issues. In addition to the six regular issues, PHR produces supplemental issues approximately 2-5 times per year which focus on specific topics that are of particular interest to our readership. The journal's contributors are on the front line of public health and they present their work in a readable and accessible format.
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Public Health Reports publishes bi-monthly on major topics in public health, such as infectious diseases and immunization, tobacco control, injuries and violence, chronic disease control, public health methodology, and issues of interest to state and local health departments. The journal has departments focused on public health law and public health schools and education, and features special commentaries by the Surgeon General and executives within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Supplemental issues are published two to five times per year on special topics. Recent supplements have covered routine HIV screening in clinical settings, expanded access to hepatitis B and hepatitis C testing and care, and public health preparedness.
|Andrey Kuzmichev, PhD||Office of the Surgeon General, USA|
|Lynne Wilcox, MD, MPH||Consulting Editor|
|Brandi Bryant Baker, MBA||KnowledgeBased Solutions, USA|
|Jenny Reising||Reising Communications|
|Ellen Taratus, MS||Independent Contractor|
|Raymond K. Whalen, MD||Whalen Medical Communications PLLC, USA|
|William Aldis, MD||Assistant Professor, School of Global Studies, Thammasat University, Thailand|
|Hazel D. Dean, ScD, MPH||Deputy Director, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Department of Health and Human Services, USA|
|Zygmunt F. Dembek, PhD, MS, MPH||Associate Professor, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences; Senior Research Scientist, Battelle Memorial Institute, USA|
|Cherie L. Drenzek, DVM, MS||State Epidemiologist, Georgia Department of Public Health, USA|
|Russell Kirby, PhD, MS||Professor and Marrell Endowed Chair, Department of Community and Family Health, College of Public Health, University of South Florida, USA|
|Richard S. Kurz, PhD||Dean Emeritus and Adjunct Professor, University of North Texas Health Science Center, School of Public Health, USA|
|Marlynn L. May, PhD||Faculty Emeritus and Director, Academic Operations, McAllen Campus, Texas A&M Health Science Center, School of Public Health, USA|
|Beth A. Resnick, DrPH, MPH||Associate Scientist, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHBSPH); Director, Office of Public Health Practice and Training and the MSPH Program in Health Policy, JHBSPH, USA|
|Theresa L. Smith, MD, MPH||Associate Director for Science, Division of State and Local Readiness, Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Department of Health and Human Services, USA|
|Betsy L. Thompson, MD, DrPH, CAPT||US Public Health Service, Deputy Health Administrator, Region IX, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, US Department of Health and Human Services, USA|
|Scott Burris, JD||Professor of Law, Temple Law School, and Director, Center for Public Health Law Research|
|Sandra Smith, MPH||Consultant and Public Affairs Officer (Ret), National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Department of Health and Human Services, USA|
|Stephen J. Bertke, PhD||Statistician, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Department of Health and Human Services, USA|
|Mary Beth Bigley, DrPH, APRN||Chief Executive Officer, National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties|
|Amanda J. Cash, DrPH, MPH||Senior Advisor for Evidence & Evaluation, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning & Evaluation, US Department of Health and Human Services, USA|
|T. Stephen Jones, MD, MPH||Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Department of Health and Human Services, USA (Ret.)|
|Mark G. Robson, PhD, DrPH||Board of Governors Distinguished Service Professor and Professor of Plant Biology, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, USA|
|David Rosner, PhD, MPH||Ronald H. Lauterstein Professor of Sociomedical Sciences and History, Co-Director, Center for the History & Ethics of Public Health, Columbia University, USA|
|Ross D. Silverman, JD, MPH||Professor of Health Policy and Management, Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health, and Professor of Public Health and Law, Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Indiana University, USA|
|Thomas E. Price, MD||Secretary|
|Jerome M. Adams||VADM, USPHS, Surgeon General|
|Nazleen Bharmal, MD, PhD, MPP||Director of Science and Policy, Office of the Surgeon General|
|Don Wright, MD, MPH||Acting Assistant Secretary for Health|
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