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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.

Environmental Health Emeritus Professor Remembered

Marvin Tabor, PhD, an emeritus professor of the University of Cincinnati, died on Jan. 27, 2016 at age 71. Tabor earned his PhD in biological chemistry from UC and joined the faculty of the Department of Environmental Health in 1979, where he was professor and director of the analytical chemistry and environmental analytical chemistry laboratories. Tabor worked globally in his contributions to medical science, serving as a visiting scientist in the Netherlands, Sweden, England, Mexico and China throughout his career. He received many accolades for his outstanding service both across Ohio and abroad, as well as distinguished service awards from his alma maters Emory & Henry College and Marshall University.


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

Phone: 513-558-5701