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DEPARTMENT OF

ENVIRONMENTAL & PUBLIC HEALTH SCIENCES

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

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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.

Experts Split Over Health Concerns From Lead in Schools’ Water

Article includes comments by Kim Dietrich, PhD, professor in the department of Environmental Health in the UC College of Medicine.
A pediatrician told worried parents of Boston school children earlier this month that the amount of lead contamination found in the water in some schools was extremely unlikely to have harmed their children. But other experts aren’t so sure.

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

Phone: 513-558-5701