Top Cited IJERPH Papers Published in 2012, March 26, 2014 09:27

The following is a list of the most cited papers published in IJERPH in 2012, based on data from Web of Science (accessed on 26 March 2014):

  1. Physical Activity and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease-A Meta-Analysis of Prospective Cohort Studies
    by Jian Li and Johannes Siegrist (Times cited: 29)
  2. Global Access to Safe Water: Accounting for Water Quality and the Resulting Impact on MDG Progress
    by Kyle Onda, Joe LoBuglio and Jamie Bartram (Times cited: 24)
  3. Suicide in the World
    by Peeter Varnik (Times cited: 15)
  4. Can We Modify the Intrauterine Environment to Halt the Intergenerational Cycle of Obesity
    by Kristi B. Adamo, Zachary M. Ferraro and Kendra E. Brett (Times cited: 13)
  5. Physical Activity Associated with Public Transport Use—A Review and Modeling of Potential Benefits
    by Chris Rissel, Nada Curac, Mark Greenaway, and Adrian Bauman (Times cited: 8)
  6. Genotoxicity of Silver Nanoparticles in Vicia faba: A Pilot Study on the Environmental Monitoring of Nanoparticles
    by Anita K. Patlolla, Ashley Berry, LaBethani May and Paul B. Tchounwou (Times cited: 8)
  7. Socioeconomic Patterning of Childhood Overweight Status in Europe
    by Cecile Knai, Tim Lobstein, Nicole Darmon, Harry Rutter and Martin McKee (Times cited: 8)
  8. A Systematic Review of Social Factors and Suicidal Behavior in Older Adulthood
    by Madeleine Mellqvist Fassberg, Kimberly A. van Orden, Paul Duberstein, Annette Erlangsen, Sylvie Lapierre, Ehud Bodner, Silvia Sara Canetto, Diego De Leo, Katalin Szanto and Margda Waern (Times cited: 8)
  9. Media Roles in Suicide Prevention: A Systematic Review
    by Merike Sisask and Airi Varnik (Times cited: 8)
  10. Health Risk Assessment for Cyanobaterial Toxin in Seafood
    by Vanora Mulvenna, Katie Dale, Brian Priestly, Utz Mueller, Andrew Humpage, Glen Shaw, Graeme Allinson and Ian Falconer (Times cited: 7)
IJERPH Best Paper Award 2014, January 24, 2014 08:51

In 2013 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health started to award an annual price to recognize outstanding papers related to environmental health sciences and public health that meet the aims, scope and high standards of this journal. We are pleased to announce the second “IJERPH Best Paper Award” for 2014. Nominations were solicited from the Editor-in-Chief and Editorial Board members, with all papers published in 2010 eligible for consideration.

Article Award

1st prize: Mai A. Elobeid, Miguel A. Padilla, David W. Brock, Douglas M. Ruden and David B. Allison
Endocrine Disruptors and Obesity: An Examination of Selected Persistent Organic Pollutants in the NHANES 1999–2002 Data

2nd prize: Timothy C. Durazzo, Dieter J. Meyerhoff and Sara Jo Nixon
Chronic Cigarette Smoking: Implications for Neurocognition and Brain Neurobiology

3rd prize: Howard C. Chang, Jingwen Zhou and Montserrat Fuentes
Impact of Climate Change on Ambient Ozone Level and Mortality in Southeastern United States


Review Award

1st prize: Laura M. Plum, Lothar Rink and Hajo Hasse
The Essential Toxin: Impact of Zinc on Human Health

2nd prize: Barry Bogin and Maria Ines Varela-Silva
Leg Length, Body Proportion, and Health: A Review with a Note on Beauty


For more details, please refer to the IJERPH Best Paper Award 2014 Editorial.

Earlier Edition of the Award:
IJERPH Best Paper Award 2013


Updated 2012 Impact Factor for the IJERPH, June 21, 2013 06:11


We are pleased to report an increased Impact Factor for the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (IJERPH) for 2012. According to the newly released 2012 Journal Citation Reports® Science Edition (Thomson Reuters, 2013), the new Impact Factor for the IJERPH is 1.998. The 5-Year Impact Factor is 2.197. The IJERPH now ranks 90/209 (Q2) in the category 'Environmental Sciences'.

Evolution of the IJERPH Impact Factor since 2011:

Evolution of citations to the IJERPH since 2006: