Online Program

How to submit a paper to a journal

Saturday, November 2, 2013 : 4:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Sam Posner, PhD, Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
The concluding section of the course will describe tips on how to submit your paper to a journal. It will go over submission requirements, conflicts of interest disclosure, how to write a cover letter, what to expect after submission, how to revise a paper, and reasons why articles are rejected.

Learning Areas:

Communication and informatics
Other professions or practice related to public health
Public health or related research

Learning Objectives:
Discuss with the editor the reasons for rejection or acceptance of a manuscript.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Dr. Posner has worked at the Centers for Disease Prevention and Prevention for 15 years, serving as the Associate Director for Science for the Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion and as the Editor-in-Chief of Preventing Chronic Disease: Public Health Research, Practice, and Policy. Dr. Posner has authored over 100 publications on a wide range to topics in public health and analytic methods. His doctorate is from the University of Southern California.
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.