The editors of Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine would like to thank all our reviewers who have contributed to the journal.
Yoshihiro Kokubo, Editor-in-Chief, serves as a Chief Doctor of National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Osaka, Japan. He is also a Visiting Professor, Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, U.K., as well as Guest Professor, Osaka University School of Medicine Faculty of Medicine, Osaka, Japan.
His research interests focus on preventive medicine (stroke, hypertension, cardiovascular disease), epidemiology, public health, and risk factors (lifestyle, genetic).
Aims and scope
The official journal of the Japanese Society for Hygiene, Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine (EHPM) brings a comprehensive approach to prevention and environmental health related to medical, biological, molecular biological, genetic, physical, psychosocial, chemical, and other environmental factors. EHPM features definitive studies on human health sciences and provides comprehensive and unique information to a worldwide readership.
International authors publishing in Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine can request coverage of the journal’s article-processing charge (APC) by The Japanese Society for Hygiene, so they will not have to pay the APC themselves if the article is accepted. This must be requested during the article submission process by entering a code that can be obtained from the Society office (email@example.com).
Most downloaded article award
Tan C, Sasagawa Y, Kamo KI, Kukitsu T, Noda S, Ishikawa K, Yamauchi N, Saikawa T, Noro T, Nakamura H, Takahashi F, Sata F, Tada M, Kokai Y. Environ Health Prev Med (2016) 21:470-479. Evaluation of the Japanese Metabolic Syndrome Risk Score (JAMRISC): a newly developed questionnaire used as a screening tool for diagnosing metabolic syndrome and insulin resistance in Japan.
This Award has been given to the original article appearing in the journal downloaded most frequently within 12 months from the date of publication.
Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine was previously published as a Springer subscription journal. Past content, from 1997 to 2016, is available on Springer Link.
About the Society
The Japanese Society for Hygiene (JSH) aims to promote human health through integration of diverse factors associated with human life and the social and natural environment. We are very proud of the fact that our society has contributed to eliminating health problems, not just in Japan but around the world. Examples of these are beriberi disease and four major environmental diseases: Minamata disease (methylmercury poisoning); Itai-itai disease (cadmium poisoning); Yokkaichi asthma; and Toroku arsenic disease). Our members have made significant achievements in preventive medicine, and they have uncovered new findings in environmental health, thereby stimulating the development of young researchers in social medicine.
Official journal of The Japanese Society for Hygiene
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