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Call for Papers: 2012 Theme Issue

Epidemiologic Approaches to Injury and Violence

Epidemiologic Reviews, a sister publication of the American Journal of Epidemiology, is devoted to publishing comprehensive and critical reviews on specific themes once a year. The theme of the 2012 issue (volume 34) will be injury and violence. As a peer-reviewed journal, Epidemiologic Reviews has an impact factor of 17.5 and is ranked #1 among 122 journals in public, environmental, and occupational health.

Submission of manuscripts is now solicited on topics related to injury and violence, including the effects of cross-cutting factors such as alcohol and racial differences. Manuscripts may also cover specific topics related to, for example, child abuse, suicide, drowning, firearm injuries and deaths, fires and burns, motor vehicle crashes and distracted drivers, occupational injuries, prescription drug abuse, and sports injuries. Also included are injuries in international settings and injuries related to terrorism and armed conflicts. Please note that papers on other aspects of injury and violence are welcome.

Manuscripts can be up to 6,000 words exclusive of the abstract, tables, figures, and references. Give explicit details of the method of literature search, and use systematic reviews or meta-analysis when appropriate. Consult the journal website for acceptable format:

Complete documents should be submitted online at by March 1, 2011.

Michel A. Ibrahim, MD, PhD

Susan Baker, MPH
Co-chair, Editorial Committee

Guohua Li, MD, DrPH
Co-chair, Editorial Committee

Carol Runyan, PhD, MPH
Co-chair, Editorial Committee