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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.

College of Medicine faculty honored by UC Office of Research for grant funding

Five years ago the UC Office of Research began to annually recognize the top externally sponsored researchers. This year, 66 UC researchers who have been included in this recognition in four or five of the last five years were cited.

Amung these researchers include 5 DEPHS faculty members:
  • Alvaro Puga, PhD
  • Carol Rice, PhD
  • Ying Xia, PhD
  • Lynne Haber, PhD
  • Changchun Xie, PhD


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

Phone: 513-558-5701