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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.

UC Researchers Learning About Breast Cancer Causes

Video segment includes comments from Susan Pinney, PhD, UC Department of Environmental Health.

If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with breast cancer, a special event might help you learn more about the causes. It could also help you learn what you can do to lower your own risk. If you have ever wondered what’s in the environment that might be linked to breast cancer, this is the event for you. It's a community education program put together by specialists working with the UC Cancer Institute. It's called "Looking Upstream for Breast Cancer Health" and it's an event set for Saturday, March 5, to share information that hundreds of survivors want others to know about. They are part of the Breast Cancer Registry of greater Cincinnati.

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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