Public Health Reports
Public Health Reports (PHR) is the official journal of the U.S. Public Health Service. Published since 1878, PHR has been one of the public health community's key information resources in the field of public health. PHR is a peer-reviewed journal bi-monthly--six issues offering articles in three main areas: public health practice, research, and viewpoints/commentaries.
Since 1999, PHR has been published by the Association of Schools of Public Health (ASPH) through the Office of the Surgeon General. View the table of contents of recent issues or subscribe to the Public Health Reports .
Surgeon General's Perspectives
In each issue of PHR, the Surgeon General provides the "Surgeon General's Perspectives", which communicates important national public health issues. Here are the most recent 'Perspectives' from the Surgeon General:
- Family Health History: Using the Past to Improve Future Health January/February 2015
- Quiet Heroes, Deafening Impacts November/December 2014
- Helping Women Achieve Their Breastfeeding Goals: The Role of Hospitals September/October 2014
- Antibiotic Resistance: A Public Health Crisis July/August 2014
- Testing Baby Boomers for Hepatitis C Virus Infection May/June 2014
- C. Everett Koop and the National HIV/AIDS Strategy March/April 2014
- A Historic Moment: The 50th Anniversary of the first Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health January/February 2014
Archive of past Surgeon General’s Perspectives
The archive of past issues of Public Health Reports is available at the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health.