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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.

Fire Chief Back on the Job After Being Treated for Stage 4 Cancer​

Boston-area TV segment references a study from the Department of Environmental Health in the UC College of Medicine.

Durham’s fire chief, Corey Landry is back on the job full-time after being treated for stage 4 cancer. The 47-year-old is obsessive about cleaning fellow firefighters gear. He believes the lymphoma he was diagnosed with last April was caused by fighting fires.

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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