237904 Team based editing at American Journal of Public Health

Monday, October 31, 2011: 8:30 AM

Mary E. Northridge, PhD, MPH, Editor in Chief , Epidemiology and Health Promotion, New York University College of Dentistry and APHA (Editor-in-Chief, AJPH), New York, NY
This session is indirectly linked to Health Communities Promotes Healthy Minds and Bodies”. It is the place where researchers can learn how to effectively present their work and the time it takes to successful publication. Step 1: Describe the information, skills, behaviors, or perspectives participants in the session will acquire through attendance and participation. • The key to getting their articles on health and health related issues published in AJPH • The importance of the designs, use of data, data collection, and sample size. • Identifying and using the correct statistical methods. Step 2: Clearly identify the outcomes or actions participants can expect to demonstrate as a result of the educational experiences. See the action words below. Analyze: proper techniques in analyzing data when presenting to AJPH Assess: able to assess the quality of the AJPH and its publication process; identifying appropriate reviewers Compare: able to compare AJPH with other “A” journals and see how we stand out in comparison to our competitors. Step 3: Write the learning objectives that relate to these outcomes and that reflect the content of the session. Objectives describe the behavior of the learner, and: • More articles and better written manuscripts presented to AJPH for consideration to publication • More quality and correctness in the findings and conclusions made • Appropriate sample sizes; designs; and appropriate statistical methods • More cutting edge articles presented to AJPH instead of other journals first

Learning Areas:
Public health administration or related administration

Learning Objectives:
List the key steps to getting an article on health and health related issues published in AJPH Describe the importance of the designs, use of data, data collection, and sample size. Identify the correct statistical methods.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am qualified to present because I have served as an editor of the AJPH for the past 2 decades.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.