About the Department

The Department of Environmental Health 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.

Latest News   
Oxidative Stress Is Significant Predictor for Hip Fracture, Research Shows Wu 8/12/2014
UC MPH student resolves to solve health problems in her native Uganda 7/17/2014
Researchers to Study Effects of Lead Exposure in African-American Women Bhattacharya 7/10/2014
Could early exposure to lead cause osteoporosis and falls? Bhattacharya 7/10/2014
Reponen Initiated as New Member of ISIAQ Academy of Fellows Reponen 7/8/2014
First Planning Grants Awarded Yadav 6/18/2014
Can Fire Retardants Raise Risk of Children Born With Lower IQs? Chen 5/28/2014
New study links BPA and prostate cancer in humans Ho 4/1/2014
Studying Carroll County air to test for pollutants tied to fracking Haynes 3/25/2014
Study links chemical exposure to prostate cancer Ho 3/4/2014
BPA Linked to Prostate Cancer, Study Shows Ho 3/3/2014
Community engagement drives new pilot study on fracking and air quality Haynes 2/1/2014


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