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Public Health Forum

Forschung - Lehre - Praxis

Ed. by Huber, Monika / Blättner, Beate / Hollederer, Alfons / Kula, Antje / Kuntz, Benjamin / Loss , Julika / Plaumann, Martina / Pundt, Johanne / Räbiger, Jutta / Reschauer, Georg / Schott, Thomas / Siegel, Achim / Spallek, Jacob / Steinhauser, Tanja / Walter, Ulla / Wildner, Manfred / Wolfram, Nicole

CiteScore 2017: 0.09

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2017: 0.137
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2017: 0.107

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    • Information exchange between research, teaching, and supply practice
    • Information on public health teaching and research in Europe
    • Information on news from research groups and courses of study
    • Empiric reports and practical examples
    • Renowned editors and authors
    • Issues with focus on special aspects
    • Information on events concerning Public-Health
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    Aims and Scope


    The Public Health Forum is concerned with the preservation and promotion of physical and mental health by organized social action, possibilities to prevent and cope with diseases of the population or population groups, a more equitable access to healthcare, and an effective and efficient use of healthcare resources. Appearing quarterly, the Public Health Forum covers current public health issues and initiatives in Germany. The journal serves the exchange of information between science and public health practice, and it refrains from being a purely scholarly journal.

    Any issue of the Public Health Forum deals with a main topic on which invited, renowned authors give an overview, report the results of their studies or outline projects. This is complemented by experience reports and descriptions of practical examples. Such contributions are peer-reviewed by two independent referees prior to publication. In addition the Public Health Forum regularly informs about public health research and training in Europe, news from research associations and public health university courses. Further sections of the journal focus on public health-relevant events and literature.

    Topics for the coming issues are:

    • Healthcare: professional fields and education
    • Prevention and health promotion
    • Achievements of Public Health
    • Social situation and health


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    Editorial Information

    Prof. Dr. Beate Blättner
    Hochschule Fulda
    Fachbereich Pflege & Gesundheit
    Marquardstr. 35, 36039 Fulda
    Tel: +49 (0) 661-9640-600, Fax: +49 (0) 661-9640-64
    E-Mail: beate.blaettner@hs-fulda.de

    Prof. Dr. Alfons Hollederer
    Bayerisches Landesamt für Gesundheit und Lebensmittelsicherheit (LGL)
    Leiter des Sachgebiets Versorgungsqualität,Gesundheitsökonomie, Gesundheitssystemanalyse (GE 6),
    Schweinauer Hauptstraße 80, 90441 Nürnberg
    Tel: +49(0)9131 / 6808-2910, Fax: +49(0)9131 / 6808-2905
    E-Mail: Alfons.Hollederer@lgl.bayern.de

    Dr. med. Monika Huber, MPH (v.i.S.d.P.), c/o VDI/VDE Innovation + Technik GmbH, Bereich Mikrosystemtechnik
    Steinplatz 1, 10623 Berlin
    Tel. +49(0)30/310078 417, Fax +49(0)30/310078 223
    E-Mail: huber@vdivde-it.de

    Antje Kula, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Institut für Epidemiologie, Sozialmedizin und Gesundheitssystemforschung
    Carl-Neuberg-Str. 1, 30625 Hannover
    Tel: +49(0)511/532-5901, Fax: +49(0)511/532-5347
    E-Mail: Kula.Antje@mh-hannover.de

    Dr. Benjamin Kuntz, Robert Koch-Institut, Abteilung für Epidemiologie und Gesundheitsmonitoring, FG Soziale Determinanten der Gesundheit
    General-Pape-Straße 62-66, 12101 Berlin
    Tel: +49(0)30/18754-3446, Fax: +49(0)30/18754-3513
    E-Mail: b.kuntz@rki.de

    Prof. Dr. med. Julika Loss, Medizinische Soziologie, Institut für Epidemiologie und Präventivmedizin, Medizinische Fakultät der Universität Regensburg
    Franz-Josef-Strauß-Allee 11, 93053 Regensburg
    Tel. +49(0)941/944 5220, Fax +49(0)941/944 5202
    E-Mail: julika.loss@klinik.uni-regensburg.de

    Dr. Martina Plaumann, Bundeszentrale für gesundheitliche Aufklärung (BZgA)
    Maarweg 149-161, 50825 Köln
    Tel. +49(0)221 / 8992-351, Fax +49(0)221 / 8992-300
    E-Mail: plaumann.martina@mh-hannover.de

    Prof. Dr. Johanne Pundt, MPH, APOLLON Hochschule der Gesundheitswirtschaft GmbH
    Universitätsallee 18, D-28359 Bremen
    Tel. +49(0)421/378266-171, Fax +49 (0)421/378266-190
    E-Mail: johanne.pundt@apollon-hochschule.de

    Prof. Dr. Jutta Räbiger, Alice Salomon Hochschule Berlin
    Alice-Salomon-Platz 5, 12627 Berlin
    Tel. +49(0)30/99245-314, Fax +49(0)30/99245-245
    E-Mail: raebiger@ash-berlin.eu

    Georg Reschauer, M.A., AHPGS Akkreditierung gGmbH
    Sedanstraße 22, 79098 Freiburg
    Tel. +49(0)761/20 853 322, Fax +49(0) 761/20 853 316
    E-Mail: georg.reschauer@ahpgs.de

    Dr. Thomas Schott M.A., Zschochersche Str 41A, 04229 Leipzig
    E-Mail: thomas.schott@uni-bielefeld.de

    Dr. Achim Siegel, Universitätsklinikum Freiburg im Breisgau
    Elsässer Str. 2m, 79110 Freiburg
    Tel. +49(0)761/2035530, Fax +49(0)761/2035516
    E-Mail: achim.siegel@uniklinik-freiburg.de

    Univ.-Prof. Dr. Jacob Spallek, Brandenburgische TU Cottbus-Senftenberg, Fakultät 4 Soziale Arbeit, Gesundheit, Musik, FG Gesundheitswissenschaften
    Universitätsplatz 1, 01968 Senftenberg
    Tel. +49(0)3573/85 722, Fax +49(0)3573/85 730
    E-Mail: jacob.spallek@b-tu.de

    Tanja Steinhauser, M.A., AHPGS Akkreditierung gGmbH
    Sedanstraße 22, 79098 Freiburg
    Tel. +49(0)761/20 853 322, Fax +49(0) 761/20 853 316
    E-Mail: Tanja.Steinhauser@ahpgs.de

    Prof. Dr. Ulla Walter, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Institut für Epidemiologie, Sozialmedizin und Gesundheitssystemforschung
    OE 5410, 30623 Hannover
    Tel. +49(0)511/532 44 55, Fax +49(0)511/532 53 47
    E-Mail: walter.ulla@mh-hannover.de

    Prof. Dr. Manfred Wildner, MPH, Bayerisches Landesamt für Gesundheit und Lebensmittelsicherheit
    Veterinärstraße 2, 85762 Oberschleißheim
    Tel. +49(0)8931/560-104, Fax +49(0)8931/560-365,
    E-Mail: manfred.wildner@lgl.bayern.de

    Dr. Nicole Wolfram, Gesundheitsamt Dresden
    Georgenstraße 4, D-01097 Dresden
    Tel. +49(0)3 51/488 5350, Fax +49(0)351/488 995350
    E-Mail: NWolfram@dresden.de

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    Simone Sporn
    Walter de Gruyter GmbH
    Genthiner Str. 13
    10785 Berlin
    Tel. +49-30-26005-276
    E-Mail: phforum.editorial@degruyter.com

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