Research Topics

The Department of Environmental Health conducts a wide range of basic and applied research in the area of occupational and environmental health.  Administratively, the department is made of five Program Areas, each with a hierarchy and support staff similar to a small department.  The department also supports externally funded multidisciplinary research centers that are organized around specific research topics.  These areas are emphasized and implemented through five training levels.

Research Programs

Environmental Epidemiology: 
Environmental Science and Engineering
Occupational Health
Population Genetics

Research Centers

Implementation Strategy:

The expertise of the faculty, students, and staff give the Department of Environmental Health the capability to address complex environmental problems and to provide training at 5 critical levels:

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Updated 5 November 2001