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Ranked in top 5% within the University of Cincinnati in annual grants and contracts.


The Department of Environmental and Public Health Sciences at the University of Cincinnati is committed to studying how environmental factors negatively impact human health, how to recognize and prevent these effects, and how to improve public health through clinical care and health care policy.

The department is part of the University of Cincinnati’s College of Medicine and is home to a dynamic, collaborative, and highly interactive faculty conducting bleeding-edge research and training the next generation of leaders in environmental science, occupational medicine, and public health. 

The department offers a variety of graduate programs, and a clinical fellowship, and is the home of pre-and post-doctoral training programs funded by the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS).

Our interdisciplinary programs include approximately xx faculty and subject matter experts from multiple colleges at the University of Cincinnati, governmental agencies, including NIOSH, the Environmental Protection Agency, and multiple health departments in the region.

The impact of our research, education, and clinical programs is leading the way to effectively improve the health of our communities.

New name for the Department of Environmental Health

The UC Board of Trustees has approved a new name for the Department of Environmental Health. Effective Feb. 25, the department’s name became the Department of Environmental and Public Health Sciences.

The name change solidifies the commitment of the faculty to the missions of research and teaching and establishes the department as the center of public health education and studies within the University of Cincinnati. The department is home to the Master of Public Health (MPH) Program, led by Glenn Talaska, PhD, MPH division director, and Charles Doarn, MPH program director and professor.

Department of Environmental and Publish Health Sciences

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Department of Environmental & Public Health Sciences
Kettering Lab Building
160 Panzeca Way
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0056
Mail Location: 0056

Phone: 513-558-5701