Scopus indexed Public Health journals

Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books, and conference proceedings. Scopus is currently indexing nearly 36,377 journals from approximately 11,678 publishers. In this blog post, we will be listing Scopus-indexed public health journals.

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There are more than 500 Scopus indexed journals that publish public health-related research. However, we are listing the top 40 Scopus indexed public health journals. More health sciences journals can be found at

Top 40 Scopus indexed Public Health Journals

S. No.Journal TitlePublisherJournal ScopeSJR
1Annual Review of Public HealthAnnual Reviews Inc.Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health (Q1)9.963
2Nature Reviews Methods PrimersSpringer NatureBiochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous) (Q1); Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1)9.476
3Cell Stem CellCell PressCell Biology (Q1); Genetics (Q1); Molecular Medicine (Q1)9.156
4Molecular CancerBioMed Central Ltd.Cancer Research (Q1); Molecular Medicine (Q1); Oncology (Q1)8.703
5Annual Review of Pathology: Mechanisms of DiseaseAnnual Reviews Inc.Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Pathology and Forensic Medicine (Q1); Plant Science (Q1)8.628
6Journal of the American College of CardiologyElsevier USACardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine (Q1)8.343
7Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology,TheElsevier Ltd.Endocrinology (Q1); Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism (Q1); Internal Medicine (Q1)8.217
8Lancet Psychiatry,TheElsevier Ltd.Biological Psychiatry (Q1); Psychiatry and Mental Health (Q1)8.167
9CirculationLippincott Williams and Wilkins Ltd.Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine (Q1); Physiology (medical) (Q1)7.8
10Clinical Microbiology ReviewsAmerican Society for MicrobiologyEpidemiology (Q1); Immunology and Microbiology (miscellaneous) (Q1); Infectious Diseases (Q1); Microbiology (medical) (Q1); Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health (Q1)7.584
11JAMA CardiologyAmerican Medical AssociationCardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine (Q1)7.371
12Lancet Global Health,TheElsevier BVMedicine (miscellaneous) (Q1)7.37
13Lancet Regional Health – Europe, TheElsevier Ltd.Health Policy (Q1); Internal Medicine (Q1); Oncology (Q1)7.133
14Cell SystemsCell PressCell Biology (Q1); Histology (Q1); Pathology and Forensic Medicine (Q1)7.112
15Nature MetabolismSpringer BerlinCell Biology (Q1); Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism (Q1); Internal Medicine (Q1); Physiology (medical) (Q1)7.045
16Nature Reviews CardiologyNature Publishing GroupCardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine (Q1)6.932
17Annual Review of Clinical PsychologyAnnual Reviews Inc.Clinical Psychology (Q1); Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Psychiatry and Mental Health (Q1)6.744
18JAMA – Journal of the American Medical AssociationAmerican Medical AssociationMedicine (miscellaneous) (Q1)6.695
19Nature Biomedical EngineeringNature Publishing GroupBioengineering (Q1); Biomedical Engineering (Q1); Biotechnology (Q1); Computer Science Applications (Q1); Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1)6.625
20JAMA PsychiatryAmerican Medical AssociationMedicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Psychiatry and Mental Health (Q1)6.578
21Lancet Digital Health, TheElsevier Ltd.Decision Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q1); Health Informatics (Q1); Health Information Management (Q1); Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1)6.433
22Accounts of Chemical ResearchAmerican Chemical SocietyChemistry (miscellaneous) (Q1); Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1)6.382
23Science Translational MedicineAmerican Association for the Advancement of ScienceMedicine (miscellaneous) (Q1)6.361
24American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care MedicineAmerican Thoracic SocietyCritical Care and Intensive Care Medicine (Q1); Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine (Q1)6.237
25Journal of Experimental MedicineRockefeller University PressImmunology (Q1); Immunology and Allergy (Q1); Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1)6.237
26Intensive Care MedicineSpringer VerlagCritical Care and Intensive Care Medicine (Q1)6.229
27NCHS data briefU.S. National Center for Health StatisticsMedicine (miscellaneous) (Q1)6.085
28Diabetes CareAmerican Diabetes Association Inc.Advanced and Specialized Nursing (Q1); Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism (Q1); Internal Medicine (Q1)6.008
29Journal of Thoracic OncologyInternational Association for the Study of Lung CancerMedicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Oncology (Q1); Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine (Q1)5.866
30European Journal of Heart FailureWiley-BlackwellCardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine (Q1)5.601
31EMBO JournalWiley-BlackwellBiochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous) (Q1); Immunology and Microbiology (miscellaneous) (Q1); Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Molecular Biology (Q1); Neuroscience (miscellaneous) (Q1)5.484
32Annual Review of MicrobiologyAnnual Reviews Inc.Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Microbiology (Q1)5.436
33JACC: Heart FailureElsevier BVCardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine (Q1)5.352
34Pharmacological ReviewsAmerican Society for Pharmacology and Experimental TherapeuticsMolecular Medicine (Q1); Pharmacology (Q1)5.338
35Journal of Clinical InvestigationThe American Society for Clinical InvestigationMedicine (miscellaneous) (Q1)5.117
36JAMA PediatricsAmerican Medical AssociationPediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health (Q1)5.109
37Evidence-Based Mental HealthBMJ Publishing GroupPsychiatry and Mental Health (Q1)4.969
38JAMA Internal MedicineAmerican Medical AssociationInternal Medicine (Q1)4.922
39Acta NeuropathologicaSpringer VerlagCellular and Molecular Neuroscience (Q1); Neurology (clinical) (Q1); Pathology and Forensic Medicine (Q1)4.897
40Genome MedicineBioMed Central Ltd.Genetics (Q1); Genetics (clinical) (Q1); Molecular Biology (Q1); Molecular Medicine (Q1)4.851
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