Health Promotion Practice

Health Promotion Practice is a forum for authoritative research, commentary, practical tools and promising practices that strategically advance the art and science of health promotion and disease prevention.

Unique in its practitioner focus, HPP is committed to eliminating health disparities, achieving health equity, addressing social determinants of health, and advancing evidence-based health promotion practice.

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Health Promotion Practice is available online – 24 hours a day. SOPHE members have full access to HPP via Sign into your MySOPHE account first and then read or download issues, articles or special supplements. All SOPHE journals are available free to members electronically.

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Arts in Public Health

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May 4, 2021 – SOPHE, in collaboration with the University of Florida Center for Arts in Medicine and ArtPlace America, announces the publication of, “Arts in Public Health,” a special supplement of its peer-reviewed journal Health Promotion Practice (HPP).

Black/African American Health Promotion: Studies, Stories, and Authors

Black History Month
Health Promotion Practice presents a collection of authors, papers, and podcasts celebrating Black/African American History Month 2022. Enjoy this special collection, curated by HPP Editor-in-Chief Kathleen Roe and Interns Chloe Johnson, Southern Connecticut State University.

SOPHE Members: Your online access

The electronic version of Health Promotion Practice is available free online, exclusively to SOPHE members through SAGE Journals Online after logging into MySOPHE.

Join SOPHE for full access to all three journals, Health Promotion Practice, Health Education & Behavior and Pedagogy in Health Promotion: The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning 

Perspectives & experiences on COVID-19

HPP's insights from the field on COVID-19

Our lane in the COVID-19 Pandemic: HPP editorial board member experiences and perspectives from around the world.

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Online access to all Health Promotion Practice journals

The electronic version of Health Promotion Practice is available free online – 24 hours/7 days a week – exclusively to SOPHE members through SAGE Journals Online after logging into MySOPHE.

As of January 1, 2022, print subscriptions are not available. However, for a limited time, members can pay $30 for a print copy of one journal either HPP or Health Education & Behavior.

Access to the full-text of published articles is free to Health Promotion Practice subscribers through SAGE Journals Online after logging in to MySOPHE. Availability to others is on a pay-per-view or timed access basis.


Editor-in-chief: Kathleen Roe, DrPH, MPH
Editorial manager: Jeanine Robitaille, MS, CHES®