Degrees Offered

Master of Public Health

The overall aim of the Environmental Health Sciences (EHS) MPH program is to provide the latest scientific information about the etiology of various health conditions due to environmental exposures and to provide skills in environmental risk assessment and abatement.

Doctor of Philosophy

The public health doctoral program with a concentration in EHS is directed toward producing graduates who will contribute new knowledge in understanding the impact of environmental stressors - physical, chemical, and biological - on human health and comfort.

Student Profiles

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Steve Whittaker

Steve Whittaker’s homeland in the West Indies, St. Kitts and Nevis, embarked on a massive ecological and environmental shift beginning in 2005 with a deliberate move away from its economic...

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Nathan Kloczko

Nathan Kloczko was drawn to public health through the headlines — headlines about hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, and its effects on drinking water.

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Elise Elliott

A native of the Netherlands, Elise Elliott’s path to public health came through her work studying the nephrotoxic effects of metals such as lead, arsenic and cadmium on human populations...

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Shae Selix

After earning a BS in environmental science at Brown, Shae Selix spent a year as a research assistant in Israel, working on GIS mapping for a polluted watershed that crosses the borders of...