Mission Statement

"To improve the quality of life by identifying the mechanisms of disease and injury due to environmental exposures and genetic factors, and by developing effective methods of preventions and interventions."

This mission is accomplished through:

RESEARCH: To obtain new scientific knowledge on the process by which environmental agents produce adverse human health effects.

EDUCATION: To prepare tomorrow’s professionals for leadership roles in research, education, service and patient care.

SERVICE: To diminish adverse health effects through interaction with governmental agencies and community groups



Environmental Health Fact Sheet

  • Ranked in top 5% within the University of Cincinnati in annual grants and contracts.
  • Nationally recognized among NIH funded environmental research programs
  • Major Grant Holdings
    • 61 grants and contracts totaling over $21,000,000 annually
    • NIEHS Center of Excellence — 33rd year
  • Center for Environmental Genetics – 10th year
  • NIEHS Superfund Basic Research Program Project — 13th yr
  • NIEHS Succimer Clinical Trial — 8th year
  • NIEHS Hazardous Waste Worker Training Grant — 14th yr
  • Genetic Epidemiology of Lung Cancer Consortium — 3rd yr
  • HUD National Evaluation of Lead Abatement Strategies — 9th yr
  • NIOSH sponsored Education and Research Center — 24th yr
  • NIH sponsored Molecular Epidemiology in Children’s Environmental Health Training Program — 1st yr
  • 44 faculty, 65 affiliated faculty, 74 staff, 47 research staff,  65 full time doctoral students, 30 time masters students, 24 part time doctoral students, 41 full time masters students, 19 part time masters students, 4 visiting scholars, 15 postdoctoral fellows, and over 900 alumni
  • Faculty Published over 200 papers in Fiscal Year 2007
  • 91,000 sq ft of laboratory and office space
 

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