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)
Editor-in-Chief: Qiang (Shawn) Cheng (University of Kentucky, USA)
Published: Semi-Annually |Established: 2019
ISSN: 2639-7692|EISSN: 2639-7706|DOI: 10.4018/IJARPHM


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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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.

Editorial Board

Associate Editors
Petre Iltchev, Medical University of Lodz, Poland
Kami Makki, Lamar University, United States
Christos Makris, University of Patras, Greece
Prabir Panda, National Institute for Smart Government, India ORCID
Sang-Bing Tsai, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China Zhongshan Institute, Taiwan ORCID
Editorial Review Board
Mansoor Ahmed, COMSATS University Islamabad, Pakistan
P. Rizwan Ahmed, Thiruvalluvar University, India
Athanasios Anastasiou, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
Shilpa Balan, California State University-Los Angeles, United States
Srijan Goswami, Indian School of Complementary Therapy & Allied Sciences, India., India
Swarna Guptas, LN Medical College, India, India
Rose Mboya, UKZN, South Africa
Monika Moitra, MM Institute of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, India
Nicole O'Brien, McMaster University, Canada
N. Raghavendra Rao, FINAIT Consultancy Services, India
Santosh Yatnatti, Shridevi Institute of Medical Sciences, India


Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit their original empirical research articles 3,000–5,000 words in length. Interested authors must consult the journal’s guidelines for manuscript submissions at prior to submission. All submitted articles will be reviewed on a double-blind review basis by no fewer than 3 members of the journal’s Editorial Review Board and 1 Associate Editor. Final decision regarding acceptance/revision/rejection will be based on the reviews received from the reviewers and at the sole discretion of the Editor-in-Chief.

All manuscripts must be submitted through the E-Editorial Discovery™ online submission manager. Please see the link at the bottom of this page.

All submissions and inquiries should be directed to the attention of:

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