Environmental and Occupational Health

Where people live and work has a profound influence on their health and safety. This group teaches about and performs research on the ways in which work, the ambient environment, and the built environment cause injury, illness, disability, and premature death and how these adverse health outcomes can be prevented.

The group researches a range of topics:  safety systems in former nuclear weapons production sites, impact of uranium mining, garment factory work in Asia, green construction, the environment and asthma, and air and water pollution in the developing world.  It is the home of Community Assessment of Freeway Exposure and Health study.

Joint Degrees

Our Combined MD Programs provide students with the training and credentials that qualify them to fill unique and often influential roles within medicine.

Clinical Affiliates

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Our outstanding and diverse group of affiliated clinical teaching sites provide our medical students with exceptional opportunities to gain experience and conduct research.