Environmental Health (EH)

Congratulations 2015 Graduates!

Program Information

Immerse yourself in cutting-edge coursework, research, and programming tailored to today's most pressing environmental health issues while earning your graduate degree.


Our department's research agenda focuses on a range of environmental health concerns, at many different scales, from the molecular to the global.


Explore the relationship between public health and the enviroment through coursework highlighting topics like climate change, built environments, natural disasters, environmental microbiology, toxicology, and more.

Hiring faculty!

We are continuing a major faculty expansion. We seek tenure-track applicants in all areas of environmental health, with particular emphasis on risk assessment (including computational toxicology, quantitative risk assessment), and environmental health policy. Other areas of continuing interest include global environmental health, health effects of climate change (including energy/sustainability), "-omics" (including exposome, microbiome, epigenetics), and environmental biostatistics.

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Featured Faculty

Jeremy Sarnat, PhD

Dr. Sarnat is an assistant professor of environmental and occupational health. His research focuses on air pollution exposures in various populations; in particular, sensitive groups such as children, seniors, and individuals with cardiorespiratory disease.

Karen Levy, PhD, MPH, MSC

Dr. Karen Levy’s group carries out research on the ecology and epidemiology of waterborne and enteric diseases. Her areas of interest include behavior and health, infectious disease, rural health, and safe water.


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Meet Your ADAP

Rollins designates associate/assistant directors of programs (or ADAPs) to each of its departments. These friendly, knowledgeable advisors are here to answer your questions about the department’s curriculum, professors, concentrations, class registration, and course selection. Contact Ariadne Swichtenberg at ariadne.swichtenberg@emory.edu.