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Ranked in top 5% within the University of Cincinnati in annual grants and contracts.


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.

Two Ohio Colleges Awarded Funds to Research Workplace Safety

Article mentions grants awarded to UC for projects that will be led by Sergey Grinshpun, PhD, and Tiina Reponen, PhD, professors at the Center for Health-Related Aerosol Studies, and Andrew Freeman, MD, an assistant professor, all with the Department of Environmental Health.

The state Bureau of Workers’ Compensation has awarded two Ohio universities with money to research occupational health and safety. The grants support research in how injuries can prevented in the workplace and ways to improve the health and productivity Ohio’s workforce.

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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