Environmental Health Perspectives (EHP) (ISSN 1552-9924 and ISSN-L 0091-6765) is a monthly online-only open access journal publishing research and news with support from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. All content is accessible for free online, and there are no subscription or author fees. With a 2016 impact factor of 9.78, EHP is one of the most highly ranked journals in Toxicology, Environmental Sciences, and Public, Environmental and Occupational Health.
Select content is available in other languages (Chinese, French, and/or Spanish) through EHP’s International Program in partnership with other journals and organizations.
Aims and Scope
The aim of EHP is to publish highly credible information that enhances our understanding of the relationship between the environment and human health. EHP’s scope is broad, encompassing many disciplines, including experimental toxicology (using in vitro and in vivo approaches), epidemiology, exposure science, and risk assessment.
Permissions and Copyright
EHP is a publication of the U.S. Federal Government, and its content lies in the public domain. However, images used in articles may have been licensed from commercial organizations or individuals. Such images will be labeled with an attribution to the original source and must not be used without obtaining prior approval from the copyright holder.
Although no permission is required to reproduce EHP articles, EHP should be acknowledged as the source of the article (for example, “Reproduced from Environmental Health Perspectives”) and a link provided to the original material. For further information, contact Susan M. Booker, EHP News Editor.