Meet the Editor! Interview with Olaf von dem Knesebeck
We’re completely satisfied to host an interview with our new Editor in Chief, Professor Dr. Olaf von dem Knesebeck. When you have any messages for him, remark beneath and we’ll make certain he will get them!
Inform us a bit about your self and your background
I’m a sociologist and the director of the Institute of Medical Sociology on the College Medical Middle Hamburg, Germany. My analysis pursuits are social determinants of well being and well being care (particularly socioeconomic place, social relations, gender, migration), stigma, prevention, analysis analysis, worldwide comparisons, and survey analysis.
What was your relationship to IJPH previous to turning into Editor in Chief?
What will likely be your essential focus as an Editor in Chief of IJPH?
I’ll attempt to proceed the profitable work of Thomas Kohlmann. It’s my purpose to advocate excessive methodological requirements and conceptual readability. I feel worldwide comparisons in public well being analysis are necessary and I want to strengthen this angle in IJPH.
What do you suppose the principle challenges will likely be?
As there are a lot of papers submitted to IJPH, one problem will likely be to pick papers for overview and to be truthful and cheap on this regard. One other problem will likely be to switch IJPH into an open entry journal.
What are the sturdy factors of IJPH? Why ought to folks attempt to publish on this journal?
IJPH is a very worldwide journal. Reviewers, senior and affiliate editors come from all around the world and it publishes top quality articles on necessary public well being points from completely different international locations and cultures.
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