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ENVS 3345 Environment and Public Health (Spring: 3 )

Course Description

This course will provide an introduction to the field of environmental public health. We will cover the basic tools of environmental health science, including toxicology, epidemiology, and risk assessment; the use of health data in the development of environmental policies; and the disproportionate burden of EH problems on vulnerable communities in the US and around the world. Major topics will include air and water pollution, global sanitation and waste, urban design and health, and the use and regulation of chemicals. The course will have a strong emphasis on environmental justice and on the global health impacts of our environmental footprints.

Instructor(s): Gregory Howard

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 11-Dec-17