HPHR Journal (formerly known as Harvard Public Health Review) is an academic, peer-reviewed public health journal. The Journal has undergone significant expansion in its scope and format since launching in 2014. The Journal is equipped with DOI and is currently indexed by JSTOR.
HPHR invites submissions from emerging and established researchers representing diverse settings, including universities, nonprofit/nongovernmental organizations, hospitals and other health settings, community-based organizations, and others. All submissions are expected to speak to the mission and vision of the Journal and address public health issues within an evidence-based and health equity framework.
To ensure a dynamic showcase for contributors’ diverse research interests, talents, and creativity, HPHR seeks a range of materials. Complete submission guidelines and templates are provided in the Submissions section. You may go straight to the submissions portal here.
HPHR charges a $25 reading fee and a small article process charge (AFC) fee of $150. Expedited article processing is available for $250.The fees cover the cost of our publication portal and website.
During these time periods, manuscripts are fast-tracked through the editorial process. Within 2 weeks, articles undergo assessment, peer review, decision, and publication (with acceptance). While the $25.00 reading fee is waived, ALL authors accepted for publication must pay the $250 expedited article processing fee (AFC). Authors are notified upfront of this requirement.
HPHR’s next Expedite Campaign Publishing Period is happening now, from August 1-September 30, 2023.
Fees cannot be waived.
BCPH MEMBERSHIP: BCPH members who joined the organization on or before August 1, 2023 are entitled to one (1) free submission and (1) free publication. Please contact us at email@example.com.
It is imperative that authors comply with the submission guidelines below. If you do not follow these steps, your article will not be reviewed and will be desk rejected.
HPHR currently accepts the following types of pieces in response to its Calls for Submissions:
HPHR manages articles through the platform, Scholastica. Please Click here for step-by-step instructions on how to submit to HPHR’s editorial platform.
Materials submitted in response to special editions are typically reviewed within 4-6 weeks. Otherwise, authors can expect decisions within 6-8 weeks of submission.