Public Health Seminar Series:

Publishing Journal Articles: An Inside Look from the Editor of the Journal of Health and Social Behavior by Gilbert C. Gee


CO-SPONSOR: UC Irvine Branch of the California Census Research Data Center

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Social Science Plaza B, Room 4250 OCW Video Archive
Seminar Abstract

The goal of this discussion is to increase your chances of having articles accepted in peer-review journals, particularly those related to medical sociology and public health. Dr. Gee will briefly review the "journey" of a paper from submission to publication from the perspective of an editor. He will also discuss common mistakes and helpful strategies. In the discussion that follows, he will discuss his own research on how racism and other forms of structural disadvantage contribute to health and health disparities.

Speaker Biography - Gilbert C. Gee

Gilbert C. Gee
Gilbert C. Gee Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences, UCLA
After completing a bachelor’s degree in neuroscience at Oberlin College, Dr. Gee earned his doctorate from the department of health policy at the Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University. His research examines how racism and other forms of structural disadvantage contribute to health and health disparities. In addition, his work examines stress, neighborhoods, and environmental justice using a multi-level and life course perspective. He was part of the “Multicultural Survey methods Group” that received an NIH Merit award in 2008 and his research on Environmental Health Disparities have twice received the Scientific and Technical Award from the United States Environmental Protection Agency.

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