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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 at the University of Cincinnati is committed to studying how environmental factors negatively impact human health, how to recognize and prevent these effects, and how to improve public health through clinical care and health care policy.

The department is part of the University of Cincinnati’s College of Medicine and is home to a dynamic, collaborative, and highly interactive faculty conducting bleeding-edge research and training the next generation of leaders in environmental science, occupational medicine, and public health. 

The department offers a variety of graduate programs, and a clinical fellowship, and is the home of pre-and post-doctoral training programs funded by the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS).

Our interdisciplinary programs include approximately xx faculty and subject matter experts from multiple colleges at the University of Cincinnati, governmental agencies, including NIOSH, the Environmental Protection Agency, and multiple health departments in the region.

The impact of our research, education, and clinical programs is leading the way to effectively improve the health of our communities.

Kiersten Woodyard De Brito

MD-MPH Candidate appointed to AMA Council on Science and Public Health

Kiersten Woodyard De Brito, MD-MPH candidate, in the Department of Environmental and Public Health Sciences at the College of Medicine is appointed to the Council on Science and Public Health.  "I am deeply honored to be appointed" says Kiersten.  

The main functions of the Council on Science and Public Health (CSAPH) are to advise The American Medical Association on substantial and promising developments, and to assist in developing policy positions, on scientific aspects of medicine, public health, and biomedical research that warrant the attention of the profession, the public, and the public/private sector.

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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