Mission Statement

The Department of Environmental Health (EH) believes that the essence of public health is the primary prevention of disease. EH’s mission is to contribute to the maintenance and improvement of the health of all people through global leadership in research and training in environmental health.

Department Structure

The Department of Environmental Health focuses on complex problems that require a multi-disciplinary approach. Teaching is carried out through three concentrations:

There are also four Centers housed within the Department of Environmental Health:


See our Department Calendar here for all upcoming events.
Click here for upcoming student events.

Main upcoming events:

Thursday, April 10, 2014 — 12:30pm in The Leadership Studio
Decision-Making: Voices from the Field Leadership Series
The Love Canal Story of Leadership
A Conversation with Lois Gibbs, Executive Director, Center for Health, Environment and Justice
RSVP to Attend

Next EH Colloquia: April 17, May 15
Thursdays, 4:00 p.m. in 1302
Future speakers: Drs. Jeff Fredberg, Elsie Sunderland, Chris Golden, and Sam Myers

For the entire year’s Colloquium schedule and other seminars, see EVENTS.