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National Sleep Foundation’s Sleep Health Journal Receives Impact Factor

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National Sleep Foundation’s Sleep Health Journal Receives Impact Factor

Sleep Health Receives a 4.450

Washington, D.C. (July 1, 2021): The National Sleep Foundation’s (NSF) Sleep Health Journal has received a 2020 Impact Factor of 4.450. This is the first time the Journal was included in Clarivate’s annual Journal Citation Reports, and the decision to include it further cements Sleep Health’s role as a high-quality source of information in sleep health and research.

Sleep Health grew in published output, impact and citations reflecting a prominent relevance across the sleep research and health fields. “We’re proud that Sleep Health continues to be an indispensable resource for sleep researchers,” said Orfeu Buxton, PhD, Editor-in-Chief of Sleep Health. “Our authors, peer reviewers and editors deserve tremendous credit for their contributions to sleep research. The increases we’ve observed in our Journal’s citations and impact are due to the remarkable growth in output and readership that would not have been possible without their hard work and dedication.”

“The Journal’s high Impact Factor is a testament to how it is helping to connect sleep researchers and public health scholars from all over the world to work together to advance sleep health. The Journal has helped strengthen the connections between the sleep research and public health communities,” said Lauren Hale, PhD, Chair of the National Sleep Foundation.

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About Sleep Health

Sleep Health Journal of the National Sleep Foundation is a multidisciplinary journal that explores sleep’s role in population health and elucidates the social science perspective on sleep and health. Aligned with the National Sleep Foundation’s global authoritative, evidence-based voice for sleep health, the journal serves as the foremost publication for manuscripts that advance the sleep health of all members of society. The scope of the journal extends across diverse sleep-related fields, including anthropology, education, health services research, human development, international health, law, mental health, nursing, nutrition, psychology, public health, public policy, fatigue management, transportation, social work, and sociology. The journal welcomes original research articles, review articles, brief reports, special articles, letters to the editor, editorials, and commentaries.


About the National Sleep Foundation

The National Sleep Foundation (NSF) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation dedicated to improving health and well-being through sleep education and advocacy. Founded in 1990, the NSF is committed to advancing excellence in sleep health theory, research and practice.