International Journal of Applied Research on Public Health Management (IJARPHM)

International Journal of Applied Research on Public Health Management (IJARPHM)

Formerly International Journal of Public Health Management and Ethics (IJPHME) (Est. 2017); International Journal of Disease Control and Containment for Sustainability (IJDCCS) (Est. 2016)
Editors-in-Chief: Qiang (Shawn) Cheng (University of Kentucky, USA) and Joseph Tan (McMaster University, Canada)
Published: Semi-Annually |Established: 2019
ISSN: 2639-7692|EISSN: 2639-7706|DOI: 10.4018/IJARPHM
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The International Journal of Applied Research on Public Health Management (IJARPHM) is a premier source featuring emerging research on the current issues facing public health and welfare initiatives and management. Designed to suit the needs of academicians, scientists, policy makers, physicians, and practitioners, IJARPHM embraces critical topics surrounding disease control, disaster and emergency response and management, sustainability, decision making, policy making and implementation, technologies and services in modern public health systems, as well as relevant health studies on behaviors and society.

Topics Covered

  • Biostatistics
  • Disaster, extreme event, and emergency response and management
  • Disease Control
  • Epidemiology
  • Genetic research
  • Health Economics
  • Health education and communications
  • Health information management
  • Health information security and privacy
  • Health information technology
  • Health insurance management
  • Health management and policy
  • Health promotion
  • Health services and healthcare web services
  • Health, behavior & society
  • Hospital Management
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Nutrition and exercise for wellbeing
  • Organizational development of health
  • Preventive medicine and environmental health
  • Public health ethical issues
  • Public health funding
  • Public health legislation
  • Vaccinations

Mission and Scope

The mission of the International Journal of Applied Research on Public Health Management (IJARPHM) is to publish original, double-blind peer-reviewed research articles semi-annually. IJARPHM strives to be a key publication across disciplines focusing on a spectrum of management, policy, system and delivery issues. It will add to the available literature on public health and welfare initiatives on a global scale.

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Volume 6: 2 Issues (2021)
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Volume 4: 2 Issues (2019)
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Editor(s)-in-Chief Biography

Dr. Qiang (Shawn) Cheng received the BS and MS degrees from the College of Mathematical Science at Peking University, China, and the PhD degree from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He is currently an associate professor at the Institute for Biomedical Informatics, the Department of Computer Science, and the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Kentucky. His previous experience includes working as a faculty fellow at the Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson, OH, and a senior researcher at Siemens Medical/Corporate Research, Siemens Corp., Princeton, NJ. His research interests include data science, biomedical informatics, machine learning, pattern recognition, and artificial intelligence. He has published more than 100 peer-reviewed papers in various premium venues. He has a number of international patents issued or filed with IBM T.J. Watson Research Laboratory and Siemens Medical.
Joseph Tan (Dip, BA, MS, PhD) holds a professional diploma in civil engineering from Singapore Polytechnic, an undergraduate degree in mathematics and computer science from Wartburg College, a master’s degree in industrial & management engineering from the University of Iowa, and a PhD in management information systems from the University of British Columbia (UBC). He has been a tenured associate professor teaching in the Department of Healthcare & Epidemiology at UBC for many years prior to serving as a professor and Head of Information System and Manufacturing (ISM) Department at the School of Business at Wayne State University.

Joseph has published research in computing, ergonomics, information systems, health informatics, health education, e-health, and e-business journals and has served as guest editor and member of various journal editorial boards. He sits on key organizing committees for local, national, and international meetings and conferences. Professor Tan’s research, which has enjoyed significant support in the last several years from local, national and international funding agencies and other sources, has also been widely cited and applied across a number of major disciplines, including healthcare informatics and clinical decision support, health technology management research, human processing of graphical representations, ergonomics, health administration education, telehealth, mobile health, and e-health promotion programming.

Editorial Board

Associate Editors
Christos Makris, University of Patras, Greece
Kami Makki, Lamar University, United States
Petre Iltchev, Medical University of Lodz, Poland
Prabir Panda, National Institute for Smart Government, India ORCID
Sang-Bing Tsai, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China Zhongshan Institute, China and Wuyi Univers, Taiwan ORCID
Editorial Review Board
ABBA ELGUJJA, University of Salford, United Kingdom ORCID
Athanasios Anastasiou, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
Hang Yue, Johns Hopkins Healthcare LLC, United States
Mansoor Ahmed, COMSATS University Islamabad, Pakistan
Monika Moitra, MM Institute of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, India
N. Raghavendra Rao, FINAIT Consultancy Services, India
Nicole O'Brien, Suffolk University, Canada
P. Rizwan Ahmed, Thiruvalluvar University, India
Prasad Naidu, India
Rajkumar Rajaseskaran, Vellore Institute of Technology, India ORCID
Ramgopal Kashyap, Amity School of Engineering & Technology, Amity University Chhattisgarh, Raipur, India ORCID
Rose Mboya, UKZN, South Africa ORCID
Santosh Yatnatti, Shridevi Institute of Medical Sciences, India
Seng Hansun, University of New South Wales, Indonesia ORCID
Shilpa Balan, California State University-Los Angeles, United States
Srijan Goswami, Indian School of Complementary Therapy & Allied Sciences, India., India ORCID
Swarna Gupta, LN Medical College, India, India


Prospective authors should note that only original and previously unpublished article manuscripts will be considered. Interested authors must consult the Journal Guidelines for Manuscript Submission at PRIOR to submission. Any further questions may be answered at All article manuscript submissions will be forwarded to at least three members of the editorial review board of the journal for a double-blind peer review. The final decision regarding acceptance/revision/rejection will be based on the reviews received from the reviewers.

All inquiries should be directed to the attention of:

Qiang (Shwan) Cheng
University of Kentucky, USA

Joseph Tan
McMaster University, Canada

International Journal of Applied Research on Public Health Management (IJARPHM)