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DEPARTMENT OF

ENVIRONMENTAL & PUBLIC HEALTH SCIENCES

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

Welcome

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.

Dourson Elected President of Toxicology Education Foundation, Recognized by WHO

Michael Dourson, PhD, professor in the Department of Environmental Health, has been elected as president of the Toxicology Education Foundation. The foundation’s mission is to enhance public understanding of toxicology through access to objective, science-based information on the safety of chemicals and other agents encountered in daily life.

Additionally, Dourson has been reappointed as a member of the Joint Meeting of the Pesticide Residue committee of the World Health Organization and Food and Agricultural Organization. He will attend a meeting of this committee in Rome, Italy from Sept. 12-23, 2016.

CONTACT US

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

Phone: 513-558-5701