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Vacancy: Population Health Metrics Co-Editor-in-Chief

Population Health Metrics is recruiting a new Co-Editor-in-Chief.

The newly appointed Co-Editor-in-Chief will have full editorial responsibility for the content published in the Journal and for ensuring that the ethos, editorial standards, policies and scope of Population Health Metrics are maintained.

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We are recruiting!

Population Health Metrics is recruiting Associate Editors. 

As the growth of the journal continues, we are looking to expand our editorial team. Please follow the link below to find out more about the role and apply. 

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Featured article: Completeness, agreement, and representativeness of ethnicity recording in the United Kingdom’s Clinical Practice Research Datalink and linked Hospital Episode Statistics

This descriptive study assessed the completeness, agreement, and representativeness of ethnicity recording in the United Kingdom Clinical Practice Research Datalink primary care databases alone and, for those patients registered with a GP in England, when linked to secondary care data from Hospital Episode Statistics. 

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Supplement: Every Newborn-INDEPTH study

New Content Item (1)This supplement has key implications for measuring progress for the Sustainable Development Goals, especially those related to Every Newborn target. There are many findings with practical relevance to improved measurement of pregnancy outcomes in population-based surveys.

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Aims and scope

Population Health Metrics aims to advance the science of population health assessment, and welcomes papers relating to concepts, methods, ethics, applications, and summary measures of population health. 

The journal provides a unique platform for population health researchers to share their findings with the global community. We seek research that addresses the communication of population health measures and policy implications to stakeholders; this includes papers related to burden estimation and risk assessment, and research addressing population health across the full range of development. 

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Dr Jonathan Samet, Editor-in-Chief

Jonathan M. Samet, MD, MS, a pulmonary physician and epidemiologist, is Dean of the Colorado School of Public Health. He was elected to the National Academy of Medicine, and holds a bachelor’s degree from Harvard College, an MD from the University of Rochester and a master’s degree from the Harvard School of Public Health. His current research focuses on the health risks of inhaled pollutants—particles and ozone in outdoor air and indoor pollutants including secondhand smoke and radon.  He has also investigated the occurrence and causes of cancer and respiratory diseases, emphasizing the risks of active and passive smoking.  For several decades, he has been involved in global health, focusing on tobacco control, air pollution, and chronic disease prevention.  

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