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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.

Ying Xia and other researchers recognized in Gallery of Awardees

Ying Xia, PhD, Department of Environmental Health, and other researchers are recognized in this month's Gallery of Awardees.

To recognize the challenges of competing for funding to support faculty research programs, the College of Medicine Office of Research celebrates researchers each month in the Gallery of Awardees, located outside of the dean’s suite in the CARE/Crawley Building. The gallery honors those faculty members who have been awarded external grants of $100,000 per year or more direct costs.


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

Phone: 513-558-5701