- 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.
Human Health Blogs
Alumni with a focus in Human Health work throughout government and the private sector.
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.
Mar 04, 2015Nicholas Communications
Jan 22, 2015NPR (All Things Considered)
Sep 26, 2014Nicholas Communications
Sep 26, 2014The Atlantic
Sep 22, 2014News & Observer