American Journal of Public Health

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One of the 100 Most Influential Journals in Biology & Medicine over the last 100 Years voted by SLA

Selected as a core journal by the Public Health/Health Administration section of the Medical Library Association

The American Journal of Public Health (AJPH) is the publication that health agencies, universities, government agencies, and foundations go to when they want to publish important public health research. Each month, professionals turn to the AJPH to find current, in-depth information in the field of public health. Research and program evaluations are accompanied by authoritative editorials, thought-provoking commentary, and timely health policy analysis.

3.926 impact factor for 2011. AJPH is ranked #3 of 131 titles in the Public, Environmental and Occupational Health category in the Social Sciences Citation Index and #13 of 157 titles for the same category in the Science edition.

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