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2016 Year in review : Preventing chronic disease : public health research, practice, and policy
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    2016 Highlights

    • The journal welcomed new Editor in Chief, Dr Leonard Jack, Jr, PhD, MSc.

    • PCD’s impact factor increased to 2.170.

    • PCD is now housed in the Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) newly established Office of Medicine and Science (OMS).

    • The journal welcomed 7 nationally recognized researchers and practitioners to serve as Associate Editors.

    • PCD launched its Twitter handle, @CDCPCD.

    PCD updated its homepage with revolving graphics, journal news, and article updates.

    The journal was referenced by several well-known publications and media outlets, including TIME, PBS NewsHour, and ABC News.

    • PCD began using Altmetric to better gauge article reach and impact of traditional and social media.

    • The journal continued to provide weekly article summaries for the media and created an archive page of summaries for the press.


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