Top 25 Public Health Journals

Source: 2015 Journal Citation Reports (JCR) Science and Social Science Editions, Institute for Scientific Information,
Subject Category: Public, Environmental and Occupational Health


Journal NameImpact Factor1Public Health Knowledge Domain
Lancet Global Health, The 14.722 Global Health
MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 10.588 Epidemiology ; Vital Statistics & Surveillance
Annual Review of Public Health 10.240 General Public Health
Epidemiologic Reviews 9.333 Epidemiology
Environmental Health Perspectives 8.443 Environmental Health
International Journal of Epidemiology 7.522 Epidemiology
European Journal of Epidemiology 7.105 Epidemiology
Tobacco Control 6.321 Social and Behavioral Sciences
Epidemiology 6.075 Epidemiology
Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health Part B: Critical Reviews 5.552 Environmental Health
Bulletin of the World Health Organization 5.296 Global Health ; General Public Health
American Journal of Epidemiology 5.036 Epidemiology
Journal of Clinical Epidemiology 4.703 Epidemiology
American Journal of Preventive Medicine 4.465 General Public Health
Indoor Air 4.330
American Journal of Public Health 4.138 General Public Health
International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health 3.980 Environmental Health
Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health 3.865 Epidemiology ; Community Health ; General Public Health
Journal of Adolescent Health 3.838 Maternal & Child Health
Nicotine & Tobacco Research 3.811 Social and Behavioral Sciences
Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health 3.793 Environmental Health ; Occupational Health
Occupational and Environmental Medicine 3.745 Environmental Health ; Occupational Health
Palliative Medicine 3.685 General Public Health
Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 3.669 Communicable Diseases ; Epidemiology
Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention 3.622 Chronic Diseases & Conditions ; Epidemiology


1Impact Factor=measure of the frequency with which the "average article" in a journal has been cited in a particular year.