Public Health Research Award: Publication Guidelines

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We are here to support you at every stage of the writing process. Not sure how to format a reference? Torn by word choice, or acceptable acronyms, or any other sort of writing quandary? Please contact the Natural Hazards Center editing team with any questions.

These guidelines are intended for Public Health Award recipients. They provide detailed information on how to prepare your publication and a downloadable template you can use to get started.

To find the publication guidelines for your award, please click on the link below that matches the Public Health Award you received.

Before you start writing, we also encourage you to review our Natural Hazards Center Publication Style Guide. The style guide answers frequently asked questions about our writing style and explains how to format headings, tables, figures, block quotes, appendices, and more.

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The Public Health Disaster Research Award Program is based on work supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) through supplemental funding to the National Science Foundation (NSF Award #1635593). Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the CDC, NSF, or Natural Hazards Center.