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   

News and Headlines
College hosts annual luncheon at Florida Public Health Association conference
Join the USF College of Public Health for several key events at the Florida Public Health Association educational conference in Orlando, August 18-21. This year’s theme is “A Prepared Florida: What Does It Mean for Public Health?” Network with us. On Wednesday, August 19, Dr. Julie Kornfeld gives the keynote address at the college’s annual […]
USF COPH hosts inaugural DrPH summer intensive training
This summer, USF’s College of Public Health welcomed the first ever summer intensive training cohort of DrPH students from June 15-19, organized by Dr. Kate Wolfe-Quintero, director of the DrPH program. The DrPH program features advanced public health education and training designed to prepare individuals for leadership roles in practice-based settings such as health departments, […]
Together we will save lives [VIDEO]
Fact: Injuries are the leading cause of death for children and young adults. USF College of Public Health research and interventions have led to declines in mortality and morbidity. By advocating policy changes, like Florida’s mandatory child bicycle helmet law that became effective on Jan. 1, 1997, public health researchers are saving lives. Bicycle helmet […]