Human Health

Academics

  • Classes focus on the interaction between human health and the environment, working closely with the Duke Global Health Institute.
  • Faculty research the impacts on human health of environmental issues such as flame retardant chemicals, hydrofracking, and superfund sites.
  • Students work on understanding the effects of these pollutants on human health issues.

People in the Spotlight

Human Health Blogs

Destination Philippines
Shannon Switzer
Sep 02, 2014
Mahals & Maternal Mortality
Maria Prebble
Aug 15, 2014

Post-Graduation Careers

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


Giving Highlight

Human Health

The links between our environment and our health are complex; understanding and addressing those links requires a uniquely comprehensive approach. See how the Nicholas School and Duke Medical Center are working together to take us from pollution to solution.

Research Spotlight

Farm workers

Superfund at Duke

Early life exposures, later life consequences. Learn more >

 

Upcoming Events

Oct 24
Field Auditorium, Environment Hall, Duke’s West Campus
Oct 24
Field Auditorium, 1st Floor Environment Hall
Oct 31
Field Auditorium, 1st Floor Environment Hall