The PhD concentration in Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences trains students with a research focus in the areas of exposure and risk assessment, environmental and occupational toxicity and injury, risk management and evaluation, and policy.
Research and community work led by students, faculty and alumni solve occupational and environmental health problems, prevent acute traumatic injury in the occupational setting, address the effects of climate change and promote environmental justice in Chicago neighborhoods and communities around the globe.
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SPH partners with new Environmental Justice Thriving Communities Technical Assistance Center
Monday, April 17, 2023
SPH's division of environmental and occupational health sciences and its CACHET center will work with Blacks in Green to establish technical assistance centers across the Midwest to address environmental justice concerns.
Modern coal miners suffering higher fatality rates from lung diseases
Monday, March 6, 2023
Coal miners have significantly increased odds of death from lung diseases compared to the U.S. general population, and this disparity has also worsened over time with modern miners facing greater risk than their predecessors.
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