1930's Meharry School of Nursing classImpact factor has risen above 1.5.

Editorial work on behalf of Dr. Iris Shannon and the Nurses’ Working Group and assistance with the production and distribution of their book, Lifetimes of Dedication and Service: Graduates of Meharry’s School of Nursing (1900-1962) Tell Their Stories.

Publication of another book of articles originating as Journal articles, supplemented with new material: Free Clinics: Local Responses to Health Care Needs (V. Brennan, ed., JHUP).

Dramatic increase in the size of the Journal: for example, Vol. 6.3 was 72 pages long (and had small pages) whereas Vol. 24.4 (Nov 2013) was 447 pages.

The following Supplements were published, in addition to our quarterly regular issues:

Supplemental issue 24.1 Feb 2013, jointly sponsored by Xavier University Health Disparities Conference and Meharry Medical College Part 1: Xavier University Health Disparities Conference Papers, Guest Editors: Leonard Jack, Jr., PhD, MSc and Kathleen Kennedy, PharmD, Part 2: Proceedings—2012 State of Environmental Justice in America Conference, Guest Editor: Darryl B. Hood, PhD

Supplemental issue 24.2 May 2013 Advancing Obesity Prevention: Quality Improvements, Emerging Models and Best PracticesGuest Editors: Nishadi Rajapakse, PhD, MHS, Richard Berzon, DrPH, PA, Sarah Linde, MD, Natasha Coulouris, MPH, Ligia Artiles, MA and Eliza Heppner, MPA, sponsored by HRSA

Supplemental Issue Vol. 24.4 Nov 2013 Translating Science into Better Health: The Power of Diversity and Multicultural Engagement Research Centers in Minority Institutions (RCMI) 13th International Symposium on Health Disparities, Guest Editors: Emma Fernández-Repollet, PhD, Eddy Ríos-Olivares, PHD, José Torres-Ruíz, PhDPrincipal Investigator Valerie Montgomery Rice, MD

Historical Photo: A 1930’s nursing class from the Meharry School of Nursing.