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PHR News: A New Editor in Chief for Public Health Reports

In the new issue of  Public Health Reports, July/August 2015,  Dr. Vivek Murthy, U.S. surgeon general, announces the appointment of Dr. Frederic Shaw as the editor in chief of Public Health Reports (PHR) after one year of service as PHR’s acting editor in chief. This is the first appointment under a new agreement between the Office of the Surgeon General and CDC’s Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology and Laboratory Services (CSELS) that designates a CDC medical officer or senior scientist to serve as PHR’s editor in chief.


The full announcement may be viewed here.

The official journal of the U.S. Public Health Service and the U.S. Surgeon General since 1878, PHR serves as an informative and accessible resource for practitioners, professors, scholars, and students of public health. Published in collaboration with the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH), the bi-monthly, peer-reviewed journal provides important research and presents key discussions on the major issues confronting the public health community. For full access to current content, visit the Public Health Reports website to subscribe.