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Public Health Reports Achieves Highest Impact Factor Ever

The 2019 Journal Citation Reports have been released, and Public Health Reports achieved its highest impact factor (IF) ever. With an IF of 2.039 for 2018, and a 5-year IF of 2.822, Public Health Reports (PHR) continues to grow and confirms its position as an influential and important scholarly public health journal.

PHR is ranked 86/185 in the “Public, Environmental and Occupational Health-SCIE (Science Citation Index Expanded)” category, and 56/162 in “Public, Environmental and Occupational Health-SSCI (Social Sciences Citation Index)”.

Public Health Reports (PHR) is the official journal of the Office of the U.S. Surgeon General and the U.S. Public Health Service and has been published since 1878. The journal is peer-reviewed and publishes original research, reviews, and commentaries in the areas of public health practice and methodology, original research, public health law, and teaching at schools and programs of public health schools and teaching. It is published bimonthly, plus supplement issues, through an official agreement with the Association of Schools and Programs of Public HealthPHR’s mission is to facilitate the movement of science into public health practice and policy to positively affect the health and wellness of the American public.

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