Journal History

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 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 5000th 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

 

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

Editors-in-Chief

2004- Founding Editor-in-Chief Prof. Dr. Paul B. Tchounwou
2013- Section Editor-in-Chief Prof. Dr. Ulf-G. Gerdtham for Section "Health Economics"
2017 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 Section Editor-in-Chief Dr. David Berrigan for Section "Health Behavior, Chronic Disease and Health Promotion"
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