Our world our challenge

March 2009 — Explore HSPH’s contribution to environmental health science — from protecting workers from toxic exposures to investigating the subtler health impacts of air pollution — through interviews and footage of faculty and students in the Department of Environmental Health. Segments include: impact of chemicals on reproductive health; launch of an international environmental health initiative in Cyprus; world’s finite water supply; development of tools, such as the confocal microscope; association between obesity and asthma; use of proteomics in environmental health studies; and gene-environment interactions.