Areas of Expertise
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.
news and updates
Student researchers win honors at Graduate Showcase
Students from the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences presented their work through scientific posters and talks.
Coloradoan: ‘A happy doggy life’: Cancer-detecting technique at Colorado State vet hospital gives hope
Dr. Lynn Griffin started the study last year with an internal grant from CSU to fund the tests with six dogs. This year, the Morris Animal Foundation provided a $100,000 grant for her to continue the study in at least 30 other dogs.
CNN: Urban dwellers who live near green spaces are less likely to die early, a new study says
Researchers tracked millions of people across seven countries, including the US, throughout their lives, and found that no matter the location on Earth or type of “green,” living near nature yielded similar health benefits globally, said study author David Rojas-Rueda.