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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.

In some states, 80 percent of kids with lead poisoning don’t get tested

Article features comments from Kim Dietrich, PhD, professor in the UC Department of Environmental Health.

States are failing to adequately test children’s blood for lead exposure, according to a recently released study by the Public Health Institute in California.

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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