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Environmental Health Sciences


The Division of Environmental Health Sciences focuses on environmental and occupational health concerns, from investigating hazards in our environment to establishing the basis for public health policy. The division offers MPH, MS and PhD degrees, in addition to doctoral training and joint degree programs. Professor Bruce Alexander serves as the Division Head.

Recent News

Peterson Named Masonic Cancer Center Program Leader

Lisa Peterson, PhD, Professor in the Division of Environmental Health Sciences, was recently named program leader of the Carcinogenesis and Chemoprevention Program in the Masonic Cancer Center. The scientific…

February 16, 2015EnHS Faculty

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Cowan Presents Research at Winter MEHA Conference

Environmental Health Sciences MPH student Eliza Cowan presented her research with CARE India’s Pathways Initiative at the 2015 Minnesota Public Health Association (MEHA) Winter Conference. Cowan beside her research…

February 16, 2015EnHS

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Frontline Response: Consortium Teaches Workers to Tackle Onsite Toxic Emergencies

Training students practice responding to a spill. Fertilizer spills on the farm. Carcinogenic solvent spills in factories. Mold outbreaks in water-damaged buildings. For more than 25 years Minnesota businesses,…

February 13, 2015EnHS Homepage News Impact

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