Preventing Chronic Disease Journal: 2012 Student Research Contest

Preventing Chronic Disease (PCD) announces its 2012 Student Research Contest.

PCD is a peer-reviewed electronic journal established to provide a forum for researchers and practitioners in chronic disease prevention and health promotion. The journal is published bimonthly by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. PCD accepts papers relevant to the prevention, screening, surveillance, and/or population-based intervention of diseases, including but not limited to arthritis, asthma, cancer, depression, diabetes, obesity, and cardiovascular disease.

Students submitting may be graduates or undergraduates.

Papers must be received electronically no later than 11:59 pm EST on January 9, 2012. The winning manuscript will receive recognition on the PCD Web site and will be published in a 2012 PCD release.

An announcement of the 2011 winner, and a link to more information and submission guidelines is available on the PCD website,