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​Submit your research on radiation safety to Health Physics!

Health Physics, is issuing a call for papers in the following areas:
  • Original Research - We will provide a prompt and thoughtful reveiw of your latest research, and upon acceptance, your paper will be eligible to be published ahead of print.
  • Review Articles - You can enlighten our readers with your expertise in health physics and radiation safety.
  • Operational Topics Article - We invite you to describe an applied problem or investigation along with methology and results, or provide a complete description and evaluation of an operational program that has proven successful and may be useful to others. 

​Benefits for Authors

As an author, there are many benefits when you publish in Health Physics.

Global Readership
When you publish your research in Health Physics you will be reaching the radiation protection community around the world. Health Physics has a readership in more than 55 countries, which includes over 2,900 institutional sites and 3,900 print subscribers worldwide who have access to the journal.

International Editorial Team
The editors and editorial board are an international group of top research leaders that includes many pioneers of the field, representing many areas of expertise.

User-friendly Submission System
Health Physics has clear peer-review guidelines. Visit hpj.editorialmanager.comfor author instructions and guidelines.

Open Access Capabilities
Health Physics offers authors the capability to open their work to the world using an open access license. Health Physics is compliant with all major funder-mandated open access policies.

High-Quality Review
After manuscript submission, a Health Physics associate editor and two peer reviewers will review it using a double-blind process. The manuscript will be evaluated on its scientific or technical merit, originality, practicality, interest to our readers, and conformance with journal guidelines.

Personalized Customer Service and Expert Copyediting
After acceptance, the editors of Health Physics will help authors through the revision and publishing process and your manuscript will be copyedited to our high-quality standards. Our staff offer combined expertise in technical editing and radiation protection to ensure that your manuscript appears in print without editorial flaws or technical errors.

Waivers for Students*
If you are a student, you may be eligible for a waiver of publication fees. More information is available online.

Suggesting Reviewers
Authors will have an opportunity to identify reviewers who can review and comment on their manuscript.

Author Tools and Supplemental Digital Content
Wolters Kluwer offers authors assistance through Editage, which offers a unique range of editorial services to help you prepare a submission-ready manuscript. Altmetric data is also provided for articles to provide valuable insight on how the article is being used and shared. Authors may also submit supplemental digital content (SDC) to enhance their article's text.

*Must meet fee waiver requirements

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Health Physics, first published in 1958, has provided a wide variety of radiation safety professionals including health physicists, nuclear chemists, and physicians with interest in nuclear and radiological medicine to stay on the cutting edge of scientific and technological advances in the field of radiation safety for these and other disciplines in science and engineering. With the many advances in medicine, industry and research using radioactive materials and radiation machines, there is an ongoing need for cutting edge information on radiation safety.