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15 February 2013
IJERPH Best Paper Award 2013

With the start of 2013, the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health is instituting an annual award to recognize outstanding papers related to environmental health sciences and public health that meet the high standards of this journal. We are pleased to announce the first “International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health Best Paper Award” for 2013. Nominations were solicited from the Editorial Board members, with all papers published in 2009 eligible for consideration.

Article Award

1st prize: Patricia A. Richter, Ellen E. Bishop, Jiantong Wang and Monica H. Swahn
Tobacco Smoke Exposure and Levels of Urinary Metals in the U.S. Youth and Adult Population: The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 1999–2004

2nd prize: Athanasios Valavanidis, Thomais Vlachogianni and Konstantinos Fiotakis
Tobacco Smoke: Involvement of Reactive Oxygen Species and Stable Free Radicals in Mechanisms of Oxidative Damage, Carcinogenesis and Synergistic Effects with Other Respirable Particles

3rd prize: Melanie Swan
Emerging Patient-Driven Health Care Models: An Examination of Health Social Networks, Consumer Personalized Medicine and Quantified Self-Tracking

Review Award

1st prize: Jong-Su Seo, Young-Soo Keum and Qing X. Li
Bacterial Degradation of Aromatic Compounds

2nd prize: Johanna Brinkel, Mobarak H. Khan and Alexander Kraemer
A Systematic Review of Arsenic Exposure and Its Social and Mental Health Effects with Special Reference to Bangladesh

For more details, please refer to Editorial by Prof. Dr. Paul B. Tchounwou, Editor-in-Chief of the IJERPH.

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