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Featured News

  • Air pollution gets into your brain, and scientists want to know what it’s doing to you

    Article includes research by and comments from Kelly Brunst, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Environmental Health. Outdoor air pollution causes millions of deaths each year—4.2 million premature deaths globally, according to the World Health Organization. Over time, fine particles of inhaled smog cause cardiovascular and lung issues, like lung cancer and stroke. These air pollutants may have equally insidious effects on the brain.
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  • Doarn appointed director of MPH program

    Charles Doarn, a research professor in the Department of Environmental Health and Family and Community Medicine, has been named director of the Master in Public Health (MPH) program in the College of Medicine.
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