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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.

Erin Haynes Named Academic Councilor for ISES

Erin Haynes, DrPH, associate professor in the Department of Environmental Health, has been named an Academic Councilor for the International Society of Exposure Science (ISES). Haynes was elected to the ISES board and will serve the term from January 2017 until 2019. ISES is dedicated to the advancement of exposure science as it relates to environmental contaminants, both for human populations and ecosystems. Haynes is also director of the Community Outreach and Engagement Core within the NIEHS funded Center for Environmental Genetics.


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

Phone: 513-558-5701