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About the Journal

​The Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition (JPGN) provides a forum for original papers and reviews dealing with pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition, including normal and abnormal functions of the alimentary tract and its associated organs, including the salivary glands, pancreas, gallbladder, and liver. Particular emphasis is on development and its relation to infant and childhood nutrition.

Why choose JPGN for your paper?

  • JPGN is the only journal dedicated to pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology, and nutrition
  • Impact Factor in past 5 years is increasing, now at 2.873; it is valued as one of the top pediatric subspecialty journals
  • Fast-track publication available for select articles of general scientific or public health importance
  • Original manuscripts posted as Publish Ahead of Print (PAP) within 3-5 days of acceptance, and indexed in PubMed within a few days
  • Free color, no page fees
  • Open Access option available after acceptance
  • Full-text available to all ESPGHAN and NASPGHAN members, online and in print
  • Articles available to institutions worldwide through Ovid
  • Articles open to the public 1 year after publication
  • Articles included in state-of-the-art JPGN iPad app
  • Articles promoted on Facebook and Twitter
  • JPGN is the official journal of the:

    Publication & Editorial Staff Contacts

    Ali Manieri 

    Production Editor
    Sarah Birns

    Production Associate
    Clara Girard

    Marketing Manager
    Brian McAllister

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    and distribute, or Permission to reuse material in
    another publication or presentation, please email
    one of the following:

    LWW Business Offices
    Two Commerce Square
    2001 Market Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19103
    Phone: 215-521-8312

    ESPGHAN Editor
    Dominique C. Belli, M.D.
    Professor of Pediatrics
    Welcome Center HUG-Unige-HeSSo
    University of Geneva
    55, bd Cluse
    1205 Geneva, Switzerland

    ESPGHAN Managing Editor
    Phyllis Barr
    Phone: 610-205-9318, 972-52-578-3708

    NASPGHAN Editor
    Melvin B. Heyman, MD, MPH
    Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition 
    University of California, San Francisco 
    500 Parnassus Avenue, MU-4 East
    San Francisco, CA 94143

    NASPGHAN Managing Editor
    Marianna Hagan​

    Authors should submit their work at