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SOPHE Launches New Journal

The Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) is proud to announce the launch of Pedagogy in Health Promotion: The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. The first issue of this new journal, in collaboration with Sage Publications, will be published Spring 2015. Dr. Stephen Gambescia, professor at Drexel University will lead the journal’s world-class, multidisciplinary editorial board as editor-in-chief.

Purpose Statement: Pedagogy in Health Promotion: The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (PHP) advances pedagogy through contributions in areas such as curriculum and course/program design, assessment, and administration relevant to teaching and learning. The quarterly journal welcomes works addressing the art and science of teaching and learning, and how it contributes to the formation and ongoing development of the health promotion professional working in any site and with a range of populations. The content of the journal is relevant to faculty in professional preparation and to instructors or trainers who provide continuing professional education, in the broad arena of public health, health promotion, and disease prevention.

Types of original research, descriptive best practices, commentaries, coaching articles, and thoughtful questions and ideas related to pedagogy considered by this journal include:

The call for reviewers and manuscript portal will open in mid-June.  To those interested in serving as a reviewer and/or submitting a manuscript, please fill out this form to be notified when the portal is open.

Pedagogy in Health Promotion: The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning is one of three peer-reviewed journals published by the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE). Others include Health Education & Behavior and Health Promotion Practice. PHP is the first major journal dedicated to the broad topic of pre-service and continuing education of health professionals involved in health promotion and public health.