HPHR invites applications for Reviewers.


Reviewers are contacted to assess submissions on an ad hoc basis. Each article will take approximately 0.5 to 2.0 hours to review on HPHR’s editorial platform, Scholastica. Reviewers are guided through the editorial process via an online form. While not required, reviewers are invited to upload copyedited drafts of the articles they review (which are de-identified by the platform).  

Why Become a Reviewer?

In addition to advancing public health scholarship, being an HPHR Reviewer has numerous benefits , including opportunities to:  

  • Hone your scientific publication peer-reviewing skills through hands-on training and workshops;

  • Network with other reviewers and editors of HPHR;

  • Add additional reviewers to your Publons account (an online portal that tracks your publications, citation metrics, peer reviews, and journal editing work in a single profile);

  • Review annual Certificate of Appreciation; and

  • Certification as a Top HPHR Reviewer based on quality and quantity of reviews. 

Top reviewers will have the option to join the Journal as an editor. 

Who Should Apply?

Subject matter experts from all the fields of public health, including social and behavioral sciences and population health, epidemiology, biostatistics, health policy, global health, and computational data science. Current reviewers have expertise in a range of subjects, including:

  • Body Image

  • Chronic Disease

  • Community-Based Research / Interventions

  • Environmental / Occupational Health

  • Health Communications and Technology

  • Health/Public Policy and Management

  • Human Rights / Social Justice / Advocacy

  • Immigration / Refugee Health

  • Infectious Diseases/Immunology

  • Maternal and Child Health, Children, Youth, and Families

  • Mental Health

  • Mindfulness and Sleep/Rest

  • Non-Infectious Diseases

  • Nutrition

  • Policing/Surveillance

  • Qualitative/Quantitative Methods

  • Racial/Ethnic Minority Health

  • Sexual/Gender Minorities / LGBTQIA+

  • Substance Use

  • Violence (including guns) and Terrorism

  • Women/Girl’s Health

How Do You Apply?

Application process:

  • Submit you application by clicking the button below.
  • Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
  • We will inform selected reviewers within 14 business days.