Feb 27, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog
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PHPH 7150 - Environmental Health


3 Credit Hours
Description
This introductory course will provide a basic multidisciplinary understanding of the science (biology/toxicology, chemistry, and engineering), practice, and selected laws and policy of environmental health sciences (EH sciences). Topics include: types and sources of environmental contaminants; exposure assessment, including media and pathways; the role of human behavior and time-location-activity patterns; toxicology and the risk assessment paradigm; basics of environmental and occupational epidemiology; and, communicating to the public about technical aspects (science, potential risksof EH sciences.



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