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Prof Paolo Martelli, Università di Parma, Italy
Prof Joaquim Segalés, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona & Centre de Recerca en Sanitat Animal, Spain

Aims and Scope

Porcine Health Management is an open access peer-reviewed journal that aims to publish relevant, novel and revised information regarding all aspects of swine health medicine and production. The journal provides a venue for global research on swine health and production, including infectious and non-infectious diseases, reproduction, epidemiology, management, economics, genetics, housing, nutrition, animal welfare and ethics, legislation, food safety, drugs and surgery.

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Paolo Martelli, DVM, EBVS® European Veterinary Specialist in Porcine Health Management

Paolo Martelli is a Full Professor of Veterinary Clinical Medicine at the Department of Veterinary Science of the University of Parma (Italy). He is founding Father of the European College of Porcine Health Management and he has served the College as Chair of the Education Committee (2011-2013) and President (2016-2019). He was also President of the Italian Pig Veterinary Society.

His research interests include porcine herd health, clinical immunology, infectious and non infectious pig diseases.

Joaquim Segalés, DVM, PhD

Joaquim (Quim) Segalés is an Associate Professor at the Veterinary School of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, in Spain, teaching animal pathology and swine clinics to veterinary students. He is also a researcher of the Centre de Recerca en Sanitat Animal (CReSA), a research center belonging to IRTA (Research Institute for Technology, Food and Agriculture); he was the director of CReSA between 2012 and 2017. He is a founding diplomate of the European College of Porcine Health Management and served as president of the College during the period 2013-16.

Quim has spent his research career on pathogenesis, immunity, control and other aspects of several diseases of swine, including PRRSV, PCV2, Aujeszky’s disease virus, Torque teno viruses, Hepatitis E virus, H. parasuis and M. hyopneumoniae.


Affiliated with

  • The European College of Porcine Health Management is a non-profit organisation to advance health-orientated porcine production management in the herd context in Europe, and increase the competency of those who practice in this field.

  • The European Association of Porcine Health Management is a unique institution representing pig veterinarians in Europe, providing the latest news to pig practioners, and fostering standardised continuous professional development for pig veterinarians in the EU.

Annual Journal Metrics

  • Speed
    41 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
    40 days to first decision for all manuscripts
    120 days from submission to acceptance
    46 days from acceptance to publication

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