Ethnicity & Disease

About Ethnicity & Disease

Welcome to the archives of Ethnicity & Disease, the official journal of ISHIB. Here, you will find past issues of the journal; current issues can be found on the Ethn Dis website:

Ethnicity & Disease is the official peer-reviewed journal of ISHIB. The journal provides a comprehensive source of information on the causal and associative relationships in the etiology of common illnesses through the study of ethnic patterns of disease. The broadly multidisciplinary journal draws from research in epidemiology, genetics, health services, social biology, and anthropology.

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Ethnicity & Disease Current Issues (2014-current)

Ethnicity & Disease Archives (2003 – 2013)

Editorial Board

Keith C. Norris, MD

Associate Editors

Sharon K. Davis MEd, MPA, PhD
Carla Yunis, MD, MPH

Basic Science
Sandra A. Harris-Hooker, PhD

Michael E. Griswold PhD

Behavioral Science
Ken Resnicow, PhD
Roland J. Thorpe, Jr., PhD

Public Health
Luisa N. Borrell, DDS, PhD, MPH

Editorial Board Members

Lawrence Y.C. Agodoa, MD
Brent M. Egan, MD
Felicia C. Goldstein, PhD
German T. Hernandez, MD
Michel Joffres, MD, PhD
Daniel T. Lackland, DrPH
Ike S. Okosun, MS, MPH, PhD
Samuel T. Olatunbosun, MD, Lt Col, USAF, MC, FACP, FACE
Eberechukwu Onukwugha, PhD
David C. Parish, MD, MPH
George P. Patrinos, PhD
George Rust, MD, MPH
Isabel C. Scarinci, PhD, MPH
Jay J. Shen, PhD
Paul B. Tchounwou, ScD
Norman J. Temple, PhD
Marshall Kerr Tulloch-Reid, MBBS, M.Phil, DSc
Ralph Watson, MD, FACP
William B. White, MD

Managing Editor

Anne M. Dubois, APR, CPRC

Technical Editor

Mark H. Betourné

Subscription Manager

Terry Jackson