Research in the Gangarosa Department of Environmental Health spans across a wide range of environmental issues, from the molecular to the global. The breadth of research in the department reflects the diversity of backgrounds and interests of our faculty, students and alumni. We tackle complex environmental health concerns from multiple angles with a variety of methods. Our department has particular strengths in air pollution, toxicology, chemical exposures, climate change, and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH).
We pride ourselves on our dynamic partnerships with other universities, governmental agencies, non-profit organizations, and private companies. Our department is also home to a number of research centers tackling many of the most pressing environmental health issues facing our world today. Rollins students find a wide variety of work-study and other research opportunities through these research centers, individual faculty research projects, and our vast network of collaborative partnerships.