Environmental and Occupational Health

Letter from the Chair

Welcome to the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health. Prospective students with biological, engineering, chemistry, nursing, medical and social science backgrounds are welcome to apply to our department. The faculty of our department are dedicated to excellence in teaching, scholarship and mentoring of students and are involved in active funded research in Environmental Health, Industrial Hygiene, Occupational Safety, Toxicology, and Occupational Health. The degrees offered in our department include the Master of Public Health (MPH), Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Environmental and Occupational Health. Please browse through our webpage and discover areas in our department which may lead you to exciting new career choices.

Thomas E. Bernard
  Professor and Chair   

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Horns up! The USF College of Public Health is hosting a party at Raymond James Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 10 and members of the college community are invited. Meet up with COPH faculty, staff, students, alumni, family and friends for a Bullish time in the No Fly Zone near Gate B (click here for a […]
The state of the College of Public Health is robust
For more than 30 years, the USF College of Public Health has played an active role in advancing the public’s health—at home and around the world. Join COPH Dean Donna Petersen for her annual State of the College Address on Tuesday, October 13. She will report on current affairs, reflect on college highlights from 2014, as […]