OJPH Call for Papers

Call for Papers
The OJPH is soliciting submissions for the following types of papers for publication:

  1. Research articles: Original research on a public health issue. Up to 4000 words and a 250-word abstract. Should contain sections for Introduction, Methods, Results, Discussion and Public Health Implications. Limited to 5 tables and/or figures. References should be AMA style.
  2. Research briefs: Original research on a public health issue. Up to 2000 words and a 250-word abstract. Should contain sections for Introduction, Methods, Results, Discussion and Public Health Implications. Limited to 2 tables and/or figures. References should be AMA style.
  3. Letters/Op-Ed pieces: Opinion piece on a public health topic that is important and current in Ohio. Limited to 500 words and up to 5 AMA style references or footnotes.
  4. Public health practice: Description of a public health program or approach to addressing a public health problem in Ohio. Up to 4000 words and a 250-word abstract. Limited to 5 tables and/or figures. References should be AMA style.
  5. Public health education: Description of a public health education topic that is implemented in Ohio. Up to 4000 words and a 250-word abstract. Limited to 5 tables and/or figures. References should be AMA style.
  6. Commentary: Description and evidence-based analysis of a public health issue. Please note this is not an opinion piece.  Up to 4000 words. Limited to 5 tables and/or figures. References should be AMA style.

The deadline for submissions to be considered for the spring publication is December 15th, and for the fall journal is June 15th.
Please contact Amy Ferketich at ferketich.1@osu.edu if you have questions about the journal.

Ohio Journal of Public Health
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Columbus, Ohio 43235
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Electronic ISSN: 2578-6180
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