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.
Shuk-mei Ho Appointed to NAEHS Council
Shuk-mei Ho, PhD, Jacob G. Schmidlapp Professor and Chair of Environmental Health, has accepted a post to the National Advisory Environmental Health Sciences Council (NAEHSC) for a four-year term. NAEHS is a congressionally-mandated body that advises the secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) on matters relating to the direction of research, research support, training and career development supported by the NIEHS. An important function of the council is secondary review of research grant applications with a focus on NIEHS scientific program priorities and program balance.
Department of Environmental & Public Health Sciences
Kettering Lab Building
160 Panzeca Way
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0056
Mail Location: 0056