Medical Definition of American Journal of Public Health

  • Medical Author:
    Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD

    Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, is a U.S. board-certified Anatomic Pathologist with subspecialty training in the fields of Experimental and Molecular Pathology. Dr. Stöppler's educational background includes a BA with Highest Distinction from the University of Virginia and an MD from the University of North Carolina. She completed residency training in Anatomic Pathology at Georgetown University followed by subspecialty fellowship training in molecular diagnostics and experimental pathology.

Reviewed on 12/11/2018

American Journal of Public Health: A monthly journal that publishes original research articles that are peer-reviewed in both "general and specialized areas of the science, art, and practice of public health. These areas include: environment, maternal and child health, health promotion, epidemiology, administration, occupational health, education, international health, statistics, etc."

Founded in 1911, the Journal is published by the American Public Health Association (APHA), the largest public health association in the world.

Issues of the Journal feature a theme of vital current interest. Recent examples are: Women's Health, Children's Health, HIV/AIDS, Smoking, Environmental and Occupational Health, Aging and Health, and Health Risks and Mortality.

The online version of the Journal offers supplements and articles that are not available in the print version.

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Reviewed on 12/11/2018