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American Journal of Public Health launches new, improved website

The American Public Health Association, publisher of the American Journal of Public Health , this week launched a new and improved website for its prestigious scientific publication at . The site’s new features offer a deeper, broader and more interactive user experience.  


The American Journal of Public Health is the leading publication of original, peer-reviewed research, policy, practice and education in the field of public health. The new website reflects a commitment to excellence in scientific publishing and includes enhanced search capabilities, easier navigation, dynamic PDFs, integration with mobile device browsing and the ability to download all references within an article with forward and backward reference linking.

Additionally, the new site will allow online journal users to create their own profiles; track citation alerts; sign up for citation, special and table of content alerts; create favorites; share favorites with social bookmarking sites; and more. The new site also offers specialized services for librarians.

“We are excited about the vast possibilities with the updated American Journal of Public Health website,” said APHA Interim Executive Director J. Alan Baker. “These new improvements strengthen the Journal’s position as industry leader and deliver APHA members, subscribers and other readers the latest public health research through more tailored, personalized and user-friendly experience.”


APHA members and subscribers to the American Journal of Public Health can access full content at Others can view abstracts and purchase individual articles or access to an issue through the website. General journal subscription requests should be directed to Vivian Tinsley,


Credentialed journalists can contact APHA Communications for access.  

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