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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.

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Sherry to Study Mosquitos Carrying Lethal Diseases in Puerto Rico

The WHO estimates that each year there are more than 300 million dengue infections worldwide, 96 million of those being lethal dengue hemorrhagic fever, largely affecting children. Chikungunya, a…

April 30, 2015EnHS Students

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Call Receives President’s Community-Engaged Scholar Award

On April 3, the University of Minnesota celebrated the idea of research as relationships when it gave health policy researcher Kathleen Thiede Call the President’s Community-Engaged Scholar Award. Click…

April 10, 2015All Divisions Biostats EnHS

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PubH 6150 students tour Vikings stadium site

SPH students enrolled in PubH 6150 toured the new Vikings Stadium in downtown Minneapolis on March 24. The tour was part of the course field experience and provided students…

April 8, 2015EnHS

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