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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.

Safe Patient Handling Linked to Fewer Worker Injuries

Article includes comments from Kermit Davis, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Environmental Health

Hospitals that implement safe patient handling and moving policies may find these practices associated with fewer injuries among health care workers, a small study suggests. Researchers analyzed data on 1,832 patient care providers at two U.S. hospitals—one that started a safety program and one without these policies in place. 

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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