- 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.
Apr 23, 2015The Herald-Sun
Mar 04, 2015Nicholas Communications
Jan 22, 2015NPR (All Things Considered)
Sep 26, 2014Nicholas Communications
Sep 26, 2014The Atlantic