American Journal of Public Health

The American Journal of Public Health is a monthly peer-reviewed public health journal published by the American Public Health Association covering health policy and public health. The journal was established in 1911 and its stated mission is "to advance public health research, policy, practice, and education."[1] The journal occasionally publishes themed supplements. The editor-in-chief is Alfredo Morabia. The journal has been criticized for extending its open access embargo from 2 to 10 years as of June 1, 2013.[2]

American Journal of Public Health
DisciplinePublic health
Edited byAlfredo Morabia
Publication details
Delayed, after 10 years
5.381 (2018)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4Am. J. Public Health
ISSN0090-0036 (print)
1541-0048 (web)
OCLC no.228148667


The journal was voted one of the 100 most influential journals in biology and medicine over the last 100 years by the Special Libraries Association.[3] According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2018 impact factor of 5.381.[4]

Abstracting and indexing

The journal is abstracted and indexed in:

See also


  1. Morabia, Alfredo (2017). "AJPH's First Year". American Journal of Public Health. American Public Health Association. 107 (1): 6. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2016.303560. PMC 5308194.
  2. Smith, Kevin L. (23 May 2013). "Of Predators and Public Health". Library Journal. Retrieved 26 July 2015.
  3. "Top 100 Journals in Biology and Medicine". Special Libraries Association. Archived from the original on 30 March 2009.
  4. "American Journal of Public Health". 2018 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Clarivate Analytics. 2018.
  5. "Biological Abstracts - Journal List". Intellectual Property & Science. Clarivate Analytics. Retrieved 2017-01-31.
  6. "Master Journal List". Intellectual Property & Science. Clarivate Analytics. Retrieved 2017-01-31.
  7. "CAS Source Index". Chemical Abstracts Service. American Chemical Society. Archived from the original on 2010-02-11. Retrieved 2017-01-31.
  8. "CINAHL Complete Database Coverage List". CINAHL. EBSCO Information Services. Retrieved 2017-01-31.
  9. "Embase Coverage". Embase. Elsevier. Retrieved 2017-01-31.
  10. "American Journal of Public Health". NLM Catalog. National Center for Biotechnology Information. Retrieved 2017-01-31.
  11. "PsychINFO Journal Coverage". American Psychological Association. Retrieved 2017-01-31.
  12. "Source details: American Journal of Public Health". Scopus preview. Elsevier. Retrieved 2017-01-31.
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