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Environmental health is the study of the chemical, biological, and physical factors in our environment that positively or negatively impact human health. It encompasses the assessment and control of those environmental factors in our air, water, soil, homes and workplaces, and is targeted toward preventing disease and creating healthy environments.
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Faculty and students capture multiple awards at national industrial hygiene conference
Faculty and students in the Department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences were honored for their work at the American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exposition.
Houston Public Media: What Scientists Have Learned From Studying Twin Astronauts Scott And Mark Kelly
AUDIO: Susan Bailey, professor of radiation cancer biology and oncology at Colorado State University who studied Scott and Mark’s telomeres, about the study and what its findings imply for the future of long-term spaceflight.
Outstanding Grad: Sara Hanneman, environmental health
Hanneman plans to pursue a Master of Public Health or attend medical school after graduation.