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
New students, new faculty, new staff—oh my!
The USF College of Public Health was abound with energy on August 18 as new undergraduate and graduate students filled the Sam P. Bell III Auditorium for orientation festivities. “We’d like to thank you for choosing USF, because you did have choices in Florida and you chose us, and you will not be disappointed,” said […]
Annual state of the college address, Sept. 26
For more than 30 years, the USF College of Public Health has played an active role in advancing the public’s health—at home and around the world. Join COPH Dean Donna Petersen for her annual State of the College Address on Monday, September 26. She will report on current affairs, reflect on college highlights from 2015, as […]
USF is well represented at FPHA
It’s official! The 2016 Florida Public Health Association’s Annual Meeting was a huge success! The theme for this year’s meeting was “Challenges and Strategies for a New Age of Public Health.” It was held July 27-29 in Orlando, Fla. On Wednesday, July 27, the USF College of Public Health hosted its annual luncheon with more […]