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:


Tuesday, February 24 — 5:30pm in Building I, 1302
Special Seminar with Professor and Chair Doug Dockery
Public Health in a Megacity: Air Quality and Public Health in Mexico City

Thursday, February 26 — 4:00pm in Kresge 502
Centennial Women Leaders in Public Health Lecture Series
Office of of the Dean
Air Pollution and Human Health: Reflections and the Paths Forward,  with Professor Michelle Bell

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

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