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Journal of Urban Health

Bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine

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Health Disparities, Transportation Equity and Complete Streets: a Case Study of a Policy Development Process through the Lens of Critical Race Theory

Historic disinvestment in transportation infrastructure is directly related to adverse social conditions underlying health disparities in low-income communities of color. Complete Streets policies offer a strategy to address inequities and …


The Sexual and Reproductive Health Burden Index: Development, Validity, and Community-Level Analyses of a Composite Spatial Measure

The Sexual and Reproductive Health Burden Index (SRHBI) was developed to provide a composite spatial measure of sexual and reproductive health (SRH) indicators that can be widely adopted by urban public health departments for the planning of SRH …


Individual and Social Network Factors Associated with High Self-efficacy of Communicating about Men’s Health Issues with Peers among Black MSM in an Urban Setting

Black men who have sex with men (BMSM) bear a disproportionate burden of HIV in the USA. BMSM face stigma, discrimination and barriers to health care access, and utilization. Peers (male or female) may assist BMSM in navigating their health issues …


Using Land Policy to Improve Population Health

We examine whether zoning can increase health equity and population health by assessing a new zoning ordinance in the City of Baltimore that forced 76 liquor stores in residential areas to relocate, close, or convert to an approved use. To do so …


Increasing Opportunities for Spiritual and Religious Supports to Improve HIV-Related Outcomes for Black Sexual Minority Men

Given the importance of spirituality and religion in the lives of many Black gay, bisexual, and other Black sexual minority men (SMM) and the need for additional resources to improve HIV outcomes within this population, research on how spiritual …

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The Journal of Urban Health is a bimonthly peer-reviewed publication that focuses on the emerging fields of urban health and epidemiology. The Journal provides for multidisciplinary exploration of the evidence base for the broader determinants of urban health and health inequities, presenting examples of evidence-based action to strengthen programs, policies, and governance of cities worldwide to improve health. In addition to original articles, the Journal publishes urban health data, book reviews, selected reports, and proceedings from important global meetings and more, bridging scholars, practitioners, and policy makers from the multiple sectors influencing urban health.

5-Year Impact Factor: 2.597 (2014)
Section "Public, Environmental & Occupational Health": Rank 67 out of 162
Section "Medicine, General & Internal": Rank 55 out of 153

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