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Inclusive methodological awareness for equity and diversity

Guest Editors:
Rosemary M. Caron, PhD, MPH, MGH Institute of Health Professions School of Healthcare Leadership, USA
Elochukwu Ezenwankwo, MSc (Med), MPH, Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health, USA

Submission Status: Open until 30 August 2024

Data science methodologies

Guest Editor:
Imran Ashraf: PhD, Department of Information and Communication Engineering, Yeungnam University, Republic of Korea

Submission Status: Open until 17 August 2024

Medical reversals in healthcare and public health: factors, assessment, quantification

Guest Editors: Wynne E. Norton and Fares Alahdab

Submission Status: Open until 18 March 2024

Prediction methods for rare diseases or outcomes

Guest Editors:
Cindy Feng: Dalhousie University, Canada
Longhai Li: University of Saskatchewan, Canada
Chang Xu: Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China, China

Submission Status: Open until 14 January 2024

Causal inference and observational data

Guest Editors:
Xiaoyu Liang: Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, USA
Ivan Olier: Liverpool John Moores University, UK
Victor Volovici: Erasmus University of Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Yiqiang Zhan: Karolinska Institutet, Sweden

Submission Status: Open until 06 March 2024



Article collection
Methods and Applications for Real World Data: Opportunities and Challenges for an evidence based approach
Guest editors: Prof. Panagiotakos and Prof. Liu
Collection opened: August 2021


Article collection
Methodologies for COVID-19 research and data analysis
Guest editors: Prof. Puljak and Prof. Wolkewitz
Collection opened: March 2020
Collection closed: March 2021

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