Call For Submissions for SAAPHI’s Inaugural Newsletter!

24 Sep


The Society for the Analysis of African American Public Health Issues

SAAPHI is currently accepting submissions for it’s Inaugural newsletter. The

first issue of the quarterly newsletter, will be released in January 2014.

All members of SAAPHI are welcomed to send submissions to the newsletter. We welcome submissions on ANY topic related to public health, particularly those that affect populations of African descent (African, Afro-Caribbean, Afro-Latino, Afro-European, Afro-Canadian).

Please see submission guidelines below:

Types of Submissions

Field Reports ( should not exceed 1,000 words)

Commentaries (should not exceed 800 words)

Essays (should not exceed 800 words)

Research Reports (should not exceed 1,000 words)

Book Reviews (should not exceed 1,000 words)

Announcements (should not exceed 500 words)

Recommended Topics

Policy analysis or thoughts on policy with public health implications

Professional development and career advice

Advocacy efforts; social activism

Summary of research findings

Discussions on public health initiatives

Announcements about or field reports from local, state, national, and international (particularly Pan-African) public health events

Announcements regarding Call for Papers for conferences, journals, etc.

Sharing insights about internships experiences (research, clinical, programmatic)

 Please include the following with your submission:  


Affiliated institution (institution name, department, degree program, etc.)

Title of article

A headshot or picture of yourself engaging in public health work
Also, please follow these guidelines:  

12-point, Times New Roman font

Single spaced

List of references (if applicable)

Please email your article and any questions to

We look forward to your submission! 

Submission Deadline – December 1, 2013


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