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Manuscript Submission

Beginning with issue 36.2, Family & Community Health is accepting submissions via a submission service on another website, Editorial Manager.

Family & Community Health has specific instructions and guidelines for submitting articles. Please read and review them carefully prior to submitting.

Articles should be submitted to a specific issue of the journal via Editorial Manager. Choose the specific issue from the list of upcoming issues below.

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Family & Community Health Upcoming Issues

Due to Issue Editors:  1/5/2015
Marino A. Bruce, PhD, MSRC, MDiv, CRC
Executive Director for Faculty Development and Research, Jackson State University (JSU) College of Liberal Arts
Professor of Criminal Justice and Sociology at JSU
Director, Center for Health of Minority Men (focused partnership between JSU and University of Mississippi Medical Center)
Jackson State University
360 Dollye M. E. Robinson Building
Post Office Box 18830
Jackson, MS 39217
Office Phone: 601-979-3014
Derek M. Griffith, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Health and Society
Director of the Institute for Research on Men’s Health at Vanderbilt University
Vanderbilt University PMB #351665
2301 Vanderbilt Place
Nashville, TN 37235-1665
Main phone: 615-322-0648
Fax: 615-343-8889
Roland J. Thorpe, Jr., PhD
Associate Scientist in the Department of Health Policy and Management
Director of Program for Research on Men's Health
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
624 N. Broadway
Suite 309
Baltimore, MD 21205
Phone: 443-287-5297
Fax: 410-614-8964

39:1 IMMIGRANT HEALTH - Click here for full Call for Paper description 
Manuscripts due to Special Issue Editor – April 1, 2015
Michael Rodriguez, M.D.
Professor and Vice Chair
Department of Medicine
Steven P. Wallace, PhD
Professor and Chair, Department of Community Health Sciences
UCLA Center for Health Policy Research
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health
10960 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1550
Los Angeles, CA 90024; 310/794-0910

39:2 VIOLENCE (Exact title forthcoming)  - Click here for full Call for Paper description 
Manuscripts due to Special Issue Editor – July 1, 2015
Satya Rao, PhD
Associate Professor
University of New Mexico
Department of Public Health Sciences
New Mexico State University
3HLS, P.O. Box 30001
Las Cruces, NM  88003-8001
505/646-6714 (O) 505/647-4343 (Fax)

39:3 PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND OBESITY PREVENTION - Click here for full Call for Paper description 
Manuscripts due to Special Issue Editor – October 5, 2015
Abigail Gamble, PhD, CHES
Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics
University of Mississippi Medical Center
2500 North State Street
Jackson, Mississippi 39216
(601) 984-1020 (phone)

39:4 ENVIORMENTAL JUSTICE (exact title forthcoming) - Click here for full Call for Paper description
Manuscripts due to Special Issue Editor – January 5, 2016
Scott McPhee, MS, MPA, DrPH, OT, FAOTA
School of Health Sciences
Indiana Wesleyan University
4201 South Washington Street
4512 Warrier Trail SW
Lilburn, GA 30047
770/381-8679 (H)

Editor, Family & Community Health
Bettina M. Beech, DrPH, MPH
Associate Vice Chancellor
Professor of Family Medicine & Pediatrics
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Jackson, Mississippi