Top 25 Public Health Journals

Source: 2012 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
Epidemiologic Reviews 9.269 Epidemiology
Environmental Health Perspectives 7.260 Environmental Health
International Journal of Epidemiology 6.982 Epidemiology
World Health Organization Technical Report Series 6.100 General Public Health
Epidemiology 5.738 Epidemiology
Journal of Clinical Epidemiology 5.332 Epidemiology
Bulletin of the World Health Organization 5.250 Global Health ; General Public Health
European Journal of Epidemiology 5.118 Epidemiology
American Journal of Epidemiology 4.780 Epidemiology
Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention 4.559 Chronic Diseases & Conditions ; Epidemiology
Health Reports 4.283
Tobacco Control 4.111 Social and Behavioral Sciences
Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 4.020 Communicable Diseases ; Epidemiology
Genetic Epidemiology 4.015 Chronic Diseases & Conditions ; Epidemiology
American Journal of Preventive Medicine 3.945 General Public Health
American Journal of Public Health 3.930 General Public Health
Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health Part B: Critical Reviews 3.896 Environmental Health
Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health 3.775 Environmental Health ; Occupational Health
Preventive Medicine 3.496 General Public Health
Drug Safety 3.408 Health Services Administration ; Community Health ; Environmental Health
Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health 3.392 Epidemiology ; Community Health ; General Public Health
Annual Review of Public Health 3.268 General Public Health
Environmental Research 3.238 Environmental Health
Medical Care 3.227 Health Services Administration
Occupational and Environmental Medicine 3.215 Environmental Health ; Occupational Health


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