Public Health is an international, multi-disciplinary peer-reviewed journal, published by Elsevier. It is one of the world’s oldest public health journals, having been in continuous publication since 1888.
Public Health publishes original research papers, reviews and short communications on all aspects of the science, philosophy and practice of public health and is published twelve times a year.
It is aimed at all public health practitioners and researchers and those who manage or contribute to public health services, programmes and systems, and has an International Editorial Board made up of a distinguished panel of public health experts from around the world.
Online access to current and past issues of Public Health is one of the many benefits available to Fellow members of RSPH.
- 2016 Journal Impact Factor: 1.538
- 5 year impact factor: 1.779
- Ranking 107 out of 173 titles in the SCI ‘Public, Environmental and Occupational Health’ category
Explore the types of research we regularly publish:
- Explaining trends in alcohol-related harms in Scotland 1991–2011 (II): policy, social norms, the alcohol market, clinical changes and a synthesis. McCartney G et al. March 2016 (volume 132, pp. 24–32).
- Propensity score matching for selection of local areas as controls for evaluation of effects of alcohol policies in case series and quasi case–control designs. De Vocht F, Campbell R, Brennan A, Mooney J, Angus C, Hickman A. March 2016 (volume 132, pp. 40–49).
- Measuring laboratory-based influenza surveillance capacity: development of the ‘International Influenza Laboratory Capacity Review’ Tool. Muir-Paulik SA, Johnson LEA, Kennedy P, Aden T, Villanueva J, Reisdorf E, Humes R, Moen AC. January 2016 (volume 130, pp. 72–77).
- Who is sceptical about emerging public health threats? Results from 39 national surveys in the United Kingdom. Rubin JG, Finn Y, Potts HWW, Michie S. December 2015 (volume 129 (12), pp. 1553–1562).