The Environmental Health Science faculty has expertise in drinking water quality, the health effects of air pollution, climate change and health, controlling infectious diseases, and the prevention of work-related injury and illness.
Our research is focused on:
- Environmental determinants of vector transmitted and neglected diseases;
- Environmental risk factors and population health;
- Exposure assessment;
- Interventions, both to understand processes and to demonstrate outcomes in a variety of public health challenges;
- Injury prevention;
- Medical laser health and safety;
- Occupational exposure assessment and control;
- Remote sensing technology;
- Surface water quality; and
- Worker, environmental, and social justice as they interact with health and well-being.