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Meet the Editors

Partnerships for Environmental Public Health (PEPH)

December 14, 2015

Meet The Editors Webinar Image - Moderator Liam O'Fallon

In this webinar, we heard from three editors who presented some general ideas about what it takes to get an article published, styles and formats appropriate for environmental public health, and the possibility of special issues and supplements.

Presentations

Experts

Sally Perreault Darney, Ph.D.

Sally Perreault Darney, Ph.D. (Editor-in-Chief of Environmental Health Perspectives), received her doctorate in 1980 from the University of Hawaii’s John A. Burns School of Medicine and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Johns Hopkins University’s Bloomberg School of Public Health before joining the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Research and Development in 1984. During her career with the EPA, she accrued extensive experience in environmental research and research management, editorship of scholarly journals, and organizational governance. As a bench scientist, she published extensively under the name Sally D. Perreault in reproductive toxicology, environmental epidemiology, and children’s health. She also contributed to EPA test and risk assessment guidelines and served on interagency panels.

Craig Slatin, Sc.D., M.P.H.

Craig Slatin, Sc.D., M.P.H. (Editor-in-Chief of New Solutions), is a Professor of Health Education and Policy at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell, where he has advanced teaching and research in occupational and environmental public health policy. His research has addressed health and safety training evaluation, health disparities (particularly within the healthcare workforce), and the political economy of the work environment. He has published peer-reviewed articles, editorials and commentaries, book chapters, and a book titled Environmental Unions: Labor and the Superfund.

John Allegrante, Ph.D.

John Allegrante, Ph.D. (Editor-in-Chief of Health Education & Behavior), is the senior Professor of Health Education at Teachers College, the graduate and professional school of education of Columbia University, where he has been a member of the faculty since 1979 and has served as Chairman of the Department of Health and Behavior Studies, Deputy Provost of the College, and Associate Vice President for International Affairs. He has received NIH funding to develop and evaluate novel behavioral intervention approaches to improve self-management and health outcomes in people with chronic disease. He has produced an extensive bibliography of published papers in health education and health promotion and in clinical epidemiology and health services research, a substantial corpus of which has illuminated a transdisciplinary understanding of how to facilitate adherence to and maintenance of behavioral change in people with chronic diseases.

Links

Articles

  • Gray S. 2012. The ethics of publication in public health. Pub Health Rev 34(1):1-15. [Full Text]
  • Lovejoy TI, Revenson TA, France CR. 2011. Reviewing manuscripts for peer-review journals: a primer for novice and seasoned reviewers. Ann Behav Med 42(1):1-13. [Abstract]
  • Simons-Morton B, Abraido-Lanza AF, Bernhardt JM, Schoenthaler A, Schnitzer A, Allegrante JP. 2012. Demystifying peer review. Health Educ Behav 39(1):3-7. [Full Text]

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