Department of Environmental & Occupational Health
Environmental health studies the impact of our surroundings, both natural and built, on our health. Environmental health specialists are concerned with the air we breathe, the water we drink, the noise we hear, the chemicals we’re exposed to, and all of their associated health effects.
Occupational health studies all aspects of health and safety in the workplace. Occupational health specialists work to prevent, treat, and control chronic beryllium disease and radiation exposure, workplace violence, musculoskeletal injuries, and general workplace wellbeing
Faculty are involved in an array of on-the-ground, contemporary research projects including: