Perspectives | Editorial February 2014 | Volume 122 | Issue 2
Editor’s Note: 2013 Reviewers of the Year
Published: 1 February 2014
EHP received more than 1,500 submissions during 2013, and nearly 500 of those papers were sent out for peer review. Each paper is evaluated by at least 2 reviewers for scientific quality and content. EHP is very grateful to the nearly 1,000 reviewers who were part of the peer-review process. A list of those reviewers is available on the journal’s website. EHP would also like to recognize our top Reviewers of the Year. These individuals completed at least 5 reviews during the year and received high ratings from the Associate Editors for the timeliness and quality of their reviews. The EHP 2013 Reviewers of the Year are Daniel Axelrad, John Balmes, Aaron Barchowsky, Adrian Barnett, David Bellinger, Joe Braun, Gerard Hoek, Matthew Longnecker, and C. Arden Pope III. EHP is grateful to these and all other reviewers who assisted us during 2013.
This month EHP’s Children’s Health section highlights recent laboratory research about health effects of early-life exposures. By showing causative linkage between specific exposures and various health outcomes in animal models, toxicologists help to confirm associations found in observational human studies. Together, toxicologists and epidemiologists build the scientific evidence base used by risk assessors and regulators to protect children’s health.
Learn more about rigor and transparency in scientific publishing at the 2017 SOT Annual Meeting and ToxExpo, as EHP Editor-in-Chief Sally Perreault Darney chairs and speaks at an Informational Session titled “Addressing Rigor and Transparency in Research and Journal Publication.” At the session, scheduled for Wednesday, March 15, at 5:00 PM in Room CC 314, Sally will talk about interdisciplinary challenges for rigor and reproducibility in environmental health research. More details are available in the SOT 2017 Conference Program.