Environmental and Occupational Health

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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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College announces Outstanding Alumni Awards, opens call for nominations
The USF College of Public Health has announced plans for inaugural Outstanding Alumni Awards. The call for nominations has just gone out with an eye toward hosting the event in May 2015. “It’s a desire on the part of the college and the dean, the administration and faculty to honor our many graduates,” said Dr. […]
Thank you, gracias and merci beaucoup x 59,000!
In recognition of the USF College of Public Health’s 30th anniversary and Giving Tuesday, members of the college community were invited to participate in a challenge match. A generous group of Bulls donated $40,000 toward COPH student scholarships. Any gifts made in support of the challenge match and Giving Tuesday, would be matched dollar-for-dollar up […]
Transition and vision highlight 30th annual State of the College address
Dr. Donna Petersen, dean of the USF College of Public Health, christened the renovated Samuel P. Bell III auditorium with her 2014 State of the College Address on Monday, Nov. 10. Former Rep. Bell, “the Godfather of COPH,” was among honored guests at the refurbished facility’s first event. After welcoming guests with a “happy anniversary” […]