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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.

Doarn appointed director of MPH program

Jun Ying, PhD, had previously served in the role, and remains a faculty member in the Department of Environmental Health. The MPH program features seven areas of concentration: Biostatistics, Environmental Public Health, Epidemiology, Global Health, Health Education and Promotion, Health Services Management and Occupational Public Health.

With a focus on space medicine, Doarn is a special assistant to the NASA Chief Health and Medical Officer in Washington, is the principal author of NASA's Strategic Plan for Telemedicine, and serves as the executive secretary of the Multilateral Medical Policy Board for the International Space station with NASA. Doarn, who has a master's of business administration, has published over 350 books, book chapters, federal reports, editorials and peer-reviewed manuscripts.


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

Phone: 513-558-5701