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Call for Papers: Family & Community Health Journal's Special Issue on CBPR
March 25, 2009The interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal Family & Community Health will produce an issue on community based participatory health (CBPR). Articles are due by September 1, 2009 to Issue Co-Editors Elnora (Nonie) P. Mendias and Elizabeth (Liz) Reifsnider at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Nursing in Galveston, Texas. Please submit manuscripts for consideration electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com.
Articles are being solicited on CBPR topics as follows:
* CBPR and policy
* Building CBPR infrastructure
* CBPR and environmental health
* Building community partnerships for CBPR
* Using CBPR with vulnerable populations
* CBPR research
* Examples of research using CBPR
* Evaluation research using CBPR
Family & Community Health (FCH) focuses on healthcare practitioners regardless of area of practice. The journal's common goal is to provide a forum to discuss a holistic approach to family and community healthcare and primary healthcare, including health promotion and disease prevention. Each issue of FCH focuses on a specific topic that can be used by faculty, practitioners, and students in a range of healthcare disciplines.
FCH is indexed in the Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature (CINAHL); Current Contents/Social and Behavioral Sciences; Research Alert; Social SciSearch; Family Studies Database; Health Promotion and Education Database; Cancer Prevention and Control Database; Nursing Abstracts; Psychological Abstracts; PsychINFO; PsysLIT; Journals@ovid; Sociological Abstracts; Social Planning/Policy & Development Abstracts; MEDLINE; MEDLARS; and Index Medicus.
For further information about the journal or to access the Author Guide on the Family & Community Health website at www.familyandcommunityhealth.com