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Ranked in top 5% within the University of Cincinnati in annual grants and contracts.


The Department of Environmental and Public Health Sciences is part of the College of Medicine and is housed in a state-of-the-art research facility equipped with the latest technologies in environmental chemistry, aerosol physics, genomics, and molecular genetics. The department offers graduate degrees and medical residencies. Its graduate programs are Environmental Genetics and Molecular Toxicology, environmental and Occupational Hygiene, environmental and occupational medicine, and epidemiology, and biostatistics.

Graduates find careers ranging from the practical, such as occupational medicine and environmental hygiene, to basic research into how genetic and environmental factors affect susceptibility to disease. Our graduates share a common goal: to improve the quality of life by understanding the causes of environmental damage and identifying the effective methods of prevention.

CEG Scientist Receives Prestigious Award

Daniel Nebert, MD, emeritus professor, Department of Environmental Health, UC College of Medicine, and a member of the Center for Environmental Genetics, was awarded the 2016 R.T. Williams Distinguished Scientific Achievement Award. This prestigious award is presented by the International Society for the Study of Xenobiotics (ISSX) to an individual who has made influential scientific contributions to the field. Nebert has dedicated his research and contributed revolutionary discoveries to the field of xenobiotics for more than 50 years. More information on Nebert and the 2016 R.T. Williams Distinguished Scientific Achievement Award is available online.


Department of Environmental & Public Health Sciences
Kettering Lab Building
160 Panzeca Way
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0056
Mail Location: 0056

Phone: 513-558-5701