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2004 Inaugural issue released, initially published as a biannual journal in printed version.
Sponsored the First International Symposium on Recent Advances in Environmental Health Research.
2006 Changed to a quarterly publication schedule.
2008 Indexed by PubMed.
2009 Changed to a monthly online journal.
Covered by the Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE).
2012 Received its first Impact Factor of 1.605.
2013 IJERPH section of Health Economics is set up.
First Best Paper Award announced.  
Sponsored Environment and Health Conference in Basel, Switzerland.
2014 The Impact Factor increased to 2.063.
2016 The Impact Factor increased to 2.101.
IJERPH was indexed by Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI).

2017 The Impact Factor increased to 2.145.

IJERPH
became an affiliated journal of the International Society Doctors for the Environment (ISDE) and Italian Society of Environmental Medicine (SIMA)

IJERPH establishes the following topical sections:

Global Health
Health Services and Health Economics Research
Environmental Science and Engineering
Occupational Safety and Health
Health Behavior, Chronic Disease and Health Promotion
Climate Change and Health

IJERPH published 5,000th paper.
2018 IJERPH established the following topical sections:

Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Mental Health
Digital Health
Children Health
Women’s Health

The first International e-Conference on Environmental Health Sciences, sponsored by IJERPH, was held on Sciforum.
2019 The Impact Factor increased to 2.468.

Changed to a semimonthly online journal.

IJERPH established the following topical sections:

Health Communication
Toxicology and Public Health
Public Health Statistics and Risk Assessment
Emerging Contaminants
Environmental Analysis and Methods
Environmental Microbiology
Environmental Remediation and Management
Ecology and the Environment
Industrial Ecology
Environmental Chemistry and Technology

Launched a new position—Topic Editor.
IJERPH Reached 10,000 Articles Milestone.
2020

The Impact Factor increased to 2.849.

IJERPH established the following topical sections:

Exercise and Health
Traumas
Nursing
Adolescents
Skin Health
Disabilities
Reproductive Health
Sport and Health

The following topical sections are discontinued:

Emerging Contaminants
Environmental Analysis and Methods
Environmental Remediation and Management
Environment and Applied Ecology
Industrial Ecology
Environmental Chemistry and Technology
Health Informatics

2021  IJERPH established the following topical sections:

Aging
Air
Water
Anthropogen Circularity
Chemoenvironment
Earth

2022

 IJERPH established the following section:

Health-Related Quality of Life and Well-Being

Editor-in-Chief

2004–present Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Paul B. Tchounwou

Section Editor-in-Chief

2013–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Ulf-G. Gerdtham for Section "Health Economics"
2017–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Jon Øyvind Odland for Section "Global Health"
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. William A. Toscano for Section "Environmental Health"
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Yu-Pin Lin for Section "Environmental Science and Engineering"
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Kristie L. Ebi for Section "Climate Change and Health"
2018–present

Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. David Berrigan for Section "Health Behavior, Chronic Disease and Health Promotion"
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Ivo Iavicoli for Section "Occupational Safety and Health
Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Jitse P. Van Dijk for Section "Children's Health"
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Kristie L. Ebi for section "Climate Change and Health"

2019–present

Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. U Rajendra Acharya for section "Digital Health"
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. William Douglas Evans for section "Health Communication"
Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Pasquale Caponnetto for Section "Mental Health"
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Jimmy T. Efird for Section "Public Health Statistics and Risk Assessment"

2020–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Gianrico Spagnuolo for section "Oral Health
Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Paul Turner for section "Toxicology and Public Health"
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Alessandra Casuccio for section "Women's Health"
Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Zahid Ahmad Butt for section "Infectious Disease Epidemiology"
Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Pantelis T. Nikolaidis for section "Exercise and Health"
2021–present

Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Jun Hou for section "Water
Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Xianlai Zeng for section "Anthropogen Circularity"
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Xinbin Feng for section "Earth"

2022–present

Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Javier Abián-Vicén for section "Disease Prevention
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Dongsheng Ji for section "Air
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. German Vicente-Rodríguez for the section on Adolescent

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