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.
The Department of Environmental Health focuses on complex problems that require a multi-disciplinary approach. Teaching is carried out through three concentrations:
- Exposure, Epidemiology, and Risk (EER)
- Environmental and Occupational Medicine and Epidemiology Program (EOME)
- Molecular and Integrative Physiological Sciences (MIPS)
There are also four Centers housed within the Department of Environmental Health:
- Center for Health and the Global Environment (CHGE)
- Harvard-NIEHS Center for Environmental Health
- Clean Air Research Center (CLARC)
- Harvard Education and Research Center (ERC)
Main upcoming events:
Inside Environmental Health: Emerging Research in EH Laboratories
Next colloquium: Thursday, February 19, 4:00 — 6:00 p.m. in Building I, 1302
with Dr. James Shine (Director, EER Program) and Dr. Quan Lu (Associate Professor of Environmental Genetics and Pathophysiology).
For the entire year’s Colloquium schedule and other seminars, see EVENTS.