How to Submit a Manuscript
Preventing Chronic Disease (PCD) uses PCD Manuscript Central for manuscript submission and tracking. Before you submit your manuscript, however, please read the instructions below in addition to the information provided on manuscript requirements.
- Prepare a cover letter indicating the type of article you are submitting and verifying that the final manuscript has been seen and approved by all authors. The cover letter should disclose any and all conflicts of interest. Disclosure should include any information about the authors’ professional or financial affiliations that may potentially be regarded as having biased the manuscript. Financial conflicts include employment, salary, consulting fees, honoraria, stock or equity interests, expert testimony, and intellectual property rights (e.g., patents, royalties, copyrights). The cover letter should also verify that the manuscript discloses all financial support for the work described in the article. Authors should describe IRB approval, if applicable, and granting institution. Submit the cover letter when you submit your manuscript.
We have streamlined our submission process and no longer require authors to submit their checklists or Author's statement to the journal. The authorship statement is now available as part of your online submission to PCD Manuscript Central.
Submit manuscripts by visiting PCD Manuscript Central.
You will receive an e-mail response acknowledging receipt of your manuscript. The response will include a manuscript number. Please refer to the manuscript number in all further correspondence. If you have any questions, please contact the journal at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The opinions expressed by authors contributing to this journal do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Public Health Service, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or the authors' affiliated institutions.
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