Environmental Health

Academics

  • Classes focus on the effects of chemical pollutants and energy production on natural systems.
  • Faculty research the environmental impacts of topics from flame retardant chemicals to hydrofracking to superfund sites.
  • Students work on understanding the fate, effects, and risks of these pollutants to natural systems.

People in the Spotlight

Environmental Health Blogs

The Lighthouse Ponies
Shannon Switzer
Jul 08, 2014
The Clean Power Plan and the Economy
Elena Kazarov
Jun 13, 2014

Post-Graduation Careers

Alumni with a focus in Environmental Health work throughout government and the private sector.


Giving Highlight

Environmental Health

There’s no substitute for seeing firsthand the places and processes studied in coursework – especially when that coursework is about the environment.  Take a look at some of the unique field experiences we offer our students in environmental hotspots around the world.

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Research Spotlight

Farm workers

Superfund at Duke

Early life exposures, later life consequences. Learn more >