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.  We are now offering fellowships for study in our doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) and master of science (MSPH) degree programs. Please Click Here for more information.

Thomas E. Bernard
  Professor and Chair   

News and Headlines
EOH team publishes public health encyclopedia chapter
Three faculty members from the USF College of Public Health’s Department of Environmental and Occupational Health wrote a chapter for the International Encyclopedia of Public Health, Second Edition that published on November 3, 2016. The International Encyclopedia of Public Health, Second Edition is a comprehensive guide to the major issues, challenges, methods, and approaches of […]
Kindness and compassion are takeaways for the Fall 2016 graduating class
“This graduating class is outstanding and I know that they are going to go forth and do great work promoting and protecting the health of people,” COPH Dean Donna Petersen said. “We are truly grateful for all that you have done and accomplished here and all that you are going to do in the future.” […]
COPH seeks outstanding alumni for annual award, deadline Dec. 1
To date, the USF College of Public Health has recognized 29 alumni with significant impact in public health. Nominations are currently being accepted for the Class of 2017. “During the process of soliciting and reviewing nominations for 2015 it became clear that the Outstanding Alumni Awards should be an annual event recognizing our more than […]