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Call for Papers for a Supplemental Issue of Public Health Reports: Routine HIV Screening in Clinical Settings
09/15/2014
Public Health Reports

Call for Papers for a Supplemental Issue of Public Health Reports: Routine HIV Screening in Clinical Settings

Deadline for submission: September 15, 2014

The anticipated publication date for this Supplemental Issue is September/October 2015.

Public Health Reports (PHR) is inviting papers for a Supplemental Issue on the implementation of routine HIV screening in clinical settings in the United States. The Guest Editor for this Supplemental Issue will be Dr. Patrick Sullivan at the Emory University Rollins School of Public Health.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommend that HIV screening be a routine practice in clinical settings. The Guest Editors are interested in manuscripts that describe experiences implementing routine HIV screening in clinical settings, especially those that directly address reaching scale in making HIV screening a routine practice in these settings. Manuscripts that describe routine HIV screening in all clinical settings are welcome, and the Guest Editors are particularly interested in reports from community health centers.

Ideally, this Supplemental Issue will include manuscripts that provide evidence about the outcomes of implementing different approaches to routine HIV screening in these settings. Dr. Sullivan will guide the manuscript selection.

Manuscript requirements:Articles in PHR are typically 2,500–3,000 words in length. Longer manuscripts, when appropriate, will be considered. All manuscripts reviewed and approved by the Guest Editor and the PHR Editorial Committee will be sent for external peer review.

Manuscript submission: Manuscripts should be sent to manuscripts@publichealthreports.org

Please include “HIV Screening Supplement” in the subject line of the e-mail. If you have any questions about the Supplemental Issue, please contact Patrick Sullivan (404-727-2038; pssulli@emory.edu). For questions about PHR, please contact the Managing Editor, Julie Keefe (513-232-3190; jak2@cdc.gov).

PHR is a peer-reviewed journal of the U.S. Public Health Service and the U.S Surgeon General.

It is published by the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health. It is the oldest journal of public health in the U.S. and has published since 1878. The journal is widely distributed internationally and is indexed by MEDLINE/Index Medicus, Current Contents, EMBASE/Excerpta Medica, Pais International, and LexisNexis. More information on the journal, including author guidelines, is available at www.publichealthreports.org.

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