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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.

Pinney, Straughn Discuss Breast Cancer Event on WVXU's 'Cincinnati Edition'

Pinney, Straughn Discuss Breast Cancer Event on WVXU's 'Cincinnati Edition' at 1 p.m.

Daily environmental factors, such as chemical exposure through food and products, play a role in a woman's likelihood of developing breast cancer. The University of Cincinnati Center for Environmental Genetics and the Breast Cancer Registry of Greater Cincinnati board are hosting a Saturday, March 5, event, “Looking Upstream for Breast Cancer Health”, to discuss environment and breast cancer. It takes place from 9 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. on the UC Reading Campus, 2189 E. Galbraith Road. Explaining how environmental factors affect breast cancer on WVXU-FM’s Cincinnati Edition at 1 p.m. today are Susan Pinney, PhD, UC Department of Environmental Health,  UC Center for Environmental Genetics, Cincinnati Cancer Center, UC Cancer Institute, along with Victoria Straughn, UC Department of Environmental Health.


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

Phone: 513-558-5701