Division of Environmental Health

Environmental health addresses the effect of environmental hazards on human health. It is one of the five traditional core disciplines of public health along with epidemiology, biostatistics, social and behavioral science, and health policy and management. Students can expect to gain an understanding of a breadth of topics, including sources of environmental hazards, measurement techniques, risk assessment, and environmental epidemiology.

Courses Offered by Division Faculty

Introduction to Environmental Health

This course aims to provide students with a basic understanding of how the ambient environment affects public health. The first part of the course will deal with the basic principles of environmental health. In the second part of the course, various substantive topics in environmental health will be covered. Emphasis will be given to environmental epidemiology on air pollution. (Required Course)