CPH 639 Concepts of Environmental Health

This course is designed to introduce graduate students in the MPH degree programs of the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health to the fundamental concepts of theory and practice in environmental public health. Students will become familiar with principles of hazard identification, exposure assessment, toxicology, epidemiology, intervention, and policy and regulation. Application of concepts will be illustrated in a wide variety of agents and diseases, ranging from toxic air pollutants, pesticides, noise and ionizing radiation, to the emerging issues of endocrine disruptors, climate change, and the built environment.




Also offered as CPH 539.