Online Program

How to submit to a journal

Saturday, October 31, 2015 : 3:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Samuel Posner, PhD, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA

This session will cover the submission and review process through to publication as well as how to draft a cover letter and how to avoid common mistakes. The lecture will give tips on how to prepare the manuscript for submission. The second half of this time period will be devoted to working with the class members and answer questions about the submission process.

Learning Areas:

Communication and informatics
Public health or related research

Learning Objectives:
Describe the submission and review process. Identify three key actions to take in preparing the manuscript for submission. Explain five factors that editors consider when making decisions about publication. Explain six possible editor decisions and the author's next steps for each decision.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:
Organization/institution whose products or services will be discussed: N/A

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Dr. Posner is the Editor in Chief of Preventing Chronic Disease: Public Health Research, Practice, and Policy (PCD) and the Deputy Associate Director for Science for NCCDPHP. Dr. Posner has authored or coauthored over 100 publications on a wide range to topics in public health and analytic methods. D2. Posner is on the editorial board of the American Journal of Public Health. Dr. Posner serves as a peer reviewer for many journals.
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.