PHPM 518 Concepts of Environmental Health

Instructor(s): varies

Course Description This course will introduce graduate students in the MPH program to the basic concepts and issues of environmental health problems.  The course is intended for students who are not environmental health majors.  Topics include environmental toxicology, risk assessment, occupational health, indoor and outdoor air pollution, food and milk sanitation, drinking water safety, sewage disposal, solid waste disposal, hazardous wastes, public health pests and pesticides, ionizing and nonionizing radiation effects, and ethical aspects of environmental health.

Credits 3
Term Offered Fall, Winter, Spring
Prerequisite Matriculation into the MPH program.

Please note that this class is also held at PSU and through the School of Nursing's MPH track at various times during the year.  Consult the master OMPH core course schedule for more information.