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Public health genomics

Basic Journal Info


Journal ISSN: 16628063, 16624246
Publisher: S. Karger AG
History: 2008-ongoing
Journal Hompage: Link
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Public health genomics

Impact Factor


Impact Factor


Impact Factor



Public Health Genomics is the leading international journal focusing on the timely translation of genome-based knowledge and technologies into public health, health policies, and healthcare as a whole. This peer-reviewed journal is a bimonthly forum featuring original papers, reviews, short communications, and policy statements. It is supplemented by topic-specific issues providing a comprehensive, holistic and ‘all-inclusive’ picture of the chosen subject. Multidisciplinary in scope, it combines theoretical and empirical work from a range of disciplines, notably public health, molecular and medical sciences, the humanities and social sciences. In so doing, it also takes into account rapid scientific advances from fields such as systems biology, microbiomics, epigenomics or information and communication technologies as well as the high potential of ‘big data’ for public health. What was until very recently no more than a vision for a new era of public health, in which advances in the ‘-omic’ sciences would be integrated into strategies aiming at benefiting population health, has now become a response to the very pressing need for the development of effective personalized healthcare which is complementary to health protection and health promotion. The aim of Public Health Genomics is to facilitate a broad dialogue between academia, the private sector and government bodies.

Public health genomics

2-year Impact Factor Trend
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3-year Impact Factor Trend
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4-year Impact Factor Trend
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Impact Factor

The impact factor (IF) or journal impact factor (JIF) of an academic journal is a scientometric factor based on the yearly average number of citations on articles published by a particular journal in the last two years. In other words, the impact factor of 2020 is the average of the number of cited publications divided by the citable publications of a journal. A journal impact factor is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. Normally, journals with higher impact factors are often deemed to have more influence than those with lower ones. However, the science community has also noted that review articles typically are more citable than research articles.

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Public health genomics

Impact Factor History
  • 2019 Impact Factor 2.341
  • 2018 Impact Factor 1.821
  • 2017 Impact Factor 2.203
  • 2016 Impact Factor 2.000
  • 2015 Impact Factor 1.985
  • 2014 Impact Factor 2.862
  • 2013 Impact Factor 3.260
  • 2012 Impact Factor 3.359
  • 2011 Impact Factor 2.905
  • 2010 Impact Factor 2.936
  • 2009 Impact Factor 1.471
  • 2008 Impact Factor 1.535
  • 2007 Impact Factor 1.489
  • 2006 Impact Factor 1.209
  • 2005 Impact Factor 1.269
  • 2004 Impact Factor 0.628
  • 2003 Impact Factor 0.692
  • 2002 Impact Factor 0.431
  • 2001 Impact Factor 0.313
  • 2000 Impact Factor 0.429
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Other Journal Impact Indicator

Any journal impact factor or scientometric indicator alone will not give you the full picture of a science journal. That’s why every year, scholars review current metrics to improve upon them and sometimes come up with new ones. There are also other factors to sider for example, H-Index, Self-Citation Ratio, SJR (SCImago Journal Rank Indicator) and SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper). Researchers may also consider the practical aspect of a journal such as publication fees, acceptance rate, review speed.

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The h-index is an author-level metric that attempts to measure both the productivity and citation impact of the publications of a scientist or scholar. The index is based on the set of the scientist's most cited papers and the number of citations that they have received in other publications


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SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR indicator) is a measure of scientific influence of scholarly journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from.