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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.

MD MPH Candidate

Spring 2023 Graduate is first to receive MD/MPH degree

The College of Medicine will hold its annual Honors Day celebration at 10 a.m., Saturday, April 22 at Cincinnati Music Hall.

It is expected that 169 students will participate in the Honors Day ceremonies this year. Five of the students also will receive doctoral degrees as part of the Medical Scientist Training Program. One student, Emily Warner, will become the first graduate of the college’s Doctor of Medicine and Master of Public Health (MD/MPH) degree program. 

This will be the 205th commencement exercises since the College of Medicine was founded in 1819. Its first commencement was in 1821 with seven graduates.

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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