Hispanic Health Care International seeks New Editor-in-Chief

NAHN announces the search for a new Editor-in-Chief for Hispanic Health Care International.  This peer-reviewed, quarterly publication serves as an interdisciplinary forum for the dissemination of information for clinical practice, education, research, and policy on issues concerning Hispanic/Latino populations internationally. We are currently accepting editor applications for a two year term commencing January 1st, 2019.  

Hispanic Health Care International is the official journal of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses. This multilingual journal focuses on cutting-edge topics, such as chronic and acute health issues, health equity and inclusion, health literacy, Hispanic subgroups, medication and remedies, mental health, technology, cultural diversity in the workplace, and global and international perspectives on health care. The Editor will be expected to work with SAGE to ensure high quality peer review and timely and accurate delivery of manuscripts for publication.

 The Editor should be an energetic, motivated and enthusiastic. This person will be responsible for soliciting, reviewing, and making final decisions on manuscript submissions to HHCI. The Editor  will manage all aspects of the process using the SAGE Manuscript Central electronic submission and review platform. The editor is expected to maintain timely and effective communication with authors, editorial board members, and SAGE. The editor’s pupose is to advance journal performance and work towards upholding Hispanic Health Care International’s high quality standard.

Applicants should have a distinguished scholarly record in the field of Hispanic health care. The applicant must be a member of NAHN and  also possess strong organizational and management skills, the ability to work well with others, and a commitment to SAGE’s mission:  believing passionately that engaged scholarship lies at the heart of any healthy society and that education is intrinsically valuable. This means playing a creative role at NAHN by disseminating teaching, research and practice on a global scale, the cornerstones of which are good, long-term relationships, a focus on our markets, and an ability to combine quality and innovation. The following are qualifications for the Editor:

  1. doctoral prepared with knowledge about the research process, specifically dissemination of research;
  2. experience as an author with a minimum of 10 publications in peer-reviewed journals;
  3. experience as a reviewer in peer-reviewed journals;
  4. health care provider with expertise in Hispanic Health Care;
  5. experience as an assistant editor or on an editorial review board (preferred); and
  6. Latino and bi-lingual (preferred).


Applicant packet should include 1) a letter of interest which includes their vision for the future of the journal  and highlights of their qualifications; 2) copy of current CV; 3) documentation indicating prospective institutional support, and 4) letter of support. Applications, nominations, and requests for additional information should be sent electronically to director@thehispanicnurses.org. Please put “HHCI Editor Application” in the subject line of your email.