Women's Health Issues Ranked Number One Among Women's Studies Journals

Women’s Health Issues, the peer-reviewed journal of the Jacobs Institute of Women’s Health at Milken Institute School of Public Health, is now the top-ranked journal in the Women’s Studies category with a 2014 impact factor of 2.330. This is a substantial increase over the journal’s 2013 impact factor of 1.735. Journal impact factors are calculated by Thomson Reuters and are based on citations of recently published articles. The 2014 impact factor was based on citations in 2014-published articles of articles Women's Health Issues published in 2012 and 2013.

Women's Health Issues is a peer-reviewed, bimonthly, multidisciplinary journal that publishes original research, systematic review articles, and commentaries on women's health care and policy. The journal seeks to inform health services researchers, social scientists, healthcare and public health professionals, and policymakers and to engage readers in the perspectives of multiple disciplines relevant to the study of women's health. Recent featured articles address topics from access to contraception and screening mammography rates, and special collections that address women's heart health and the health of women veterans. Women’s Health Issues welcomes submissions of original research, systematic review articles, and commentaries on women’s healthcare and policy.