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Spotlight on Research

Spotlight on Research is an online collection of health-related, peer-reviewed, open-access journals. Our journals cover the following content areas: Public Health, Health Science, Exploratory Research in Health, Clinical Psychology, Mental Health, Yoga, Integrative Health, Yoga, Climate Change, and Social and Cultural Issues in Health.

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Spotlight on Research

 

Peer-Reviewed, Rigorous, Online Research Journals by Scholars and Professionals in the Field.

 

Our Mission:

To serve as an online open-access publication network that allows scholars to publish, share, and access high quality, peer-reviewed health research articles in a fair, transparent, and affordable manner.
 

Our Vision:

To be a leader in online scholarly publishing in terms of access, quality, transparency, and fairness and to be the preferred peer-reviewed source for all who conduct and read health-related research.
 

Our Values:
  • Accessibility - Open access, easily sharing information, ideas, and research, authors retaining ownership of their work, making evidence-based information available to the public, proper indexing of articles and journals.
  • Scientific Rigor- High quality standards for scholarly writing, research methods, literature support/citations, and critical thinking are essential to progress academic and scientific disciplines forward.
  • Transparency- A clear and detailed review process with a detailed feedback process and scoring rubric.
  • Fairness - All scholars are welcome including faculty at both research and teaching institutions of higher education, students in both undergraduate and graduate programs, and professionals working in respective areas covered by the journals’ topics.
  • Modern Publishing - publishing through open access, online mediums, reasonable publication fees, social and professional networking to promote scholarly research publications.
  • Improving Health - Improving the lives and health of populations by publishing and promoting health research and making high-quality, evidence-based health information freely available online.

 

 

Spotlight on Research Managing Editors

 

Casey Mace Firebaugh PhD MPH, Professor

Central Washington University- Ellensburg, WA

 

Casey Mace Firebaugh PhD is an Associate Professor of Public Health and she completed her PhD in Population Health from the University of Auckland. She has served as a chair of over 100 masters theses and doctoral projects/dissertations in public health and psychology. She was promoted to the rank of Associate Professor in 2019. She has served as undergraduate program director in public health. She has authored over 15 peer-reviewed journal articles and presented at over 20 academic conferences. She has served as principal investigator on over 20 IRB approved research projects.

 

 

Brandon Eggleston PhD MPH MCHES CPH, Professor/Statistician

National University- San Diego, CA

 

Brandon Eggleston is a Professor of Public Health and he completed his PhD in Health Behavior with a minor in Biostatistics from Indiana University’s School of Public Health. He has served as a chair of over 200 masters theses and doctoral projects/dissertations in public health, psychology, and mind-body medicine. He was promoted to the rank of Associate Professor in 2013 and the rank of Professor (full) in 2016. He has served as both the program director for undergraduate and graduate programs in public health. He has authored over 20 peer-reviewed journal articles and presented at dozens of academic/professional conferences. He has also served as principal investigator of dozens of IRB approved research projects.

 

 

About Submissions

 

We accept all original research papers, review papers including systematic and scoping reviews, meta-analyses, secondary reviews, theoretical studies, exploratory studies, pilot studies, and study protocols in the following content areas: following content areas: Public Health, Health Science, Exploratory Research in Health, Clinical Psychology, Mental Health, Yoga, Integrative Health, Yoga, Climate Change, and Social and Cultural Issues in Health.

 

Please find our author instructions here: https://www.spotlightonresearch.com/author-instructions

You can find more about our peer-review process here: https://www.spotlightonresearch.com/the-peer-review-process

To submit your initial submission please follow the → Submit a manuscript button in the banner above

 

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