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.
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
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
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: