Environmental Health Sciences
The mission of the Environmental Health Sciences department is to understand, prevent and mitigate the impacts of environmental exposures and climate change on human health by leading cutting-edge research, training the next generation of public health professionals and partnering with impacted communities.
Who We Are
Environmental Health Sciences esteemed faculty combine laboratory science, field research, and community-based efforts to understand the impact of the environment on human health.
Message From the Chair
A message from Andrea Baccarelli, PhD, MD, MPH, Chair of the Department of Environmental Health Sciences at Columbia University.
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Environmental Health Sciences offers four degrees that focus on understanding, preventing and mitigating the impacts of environmental exposures and climate change on human health.
Environmental Health Sciences research centers and labs examine how the environment and climate change impact human health and translate the findings into updated public health policies.
See if Columbia’s Environmental Health Sciences program is the right fit for you.
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Undergraduate students, researchers and public health professionals can continue their education with a variety of educational offerings.
Find out how to protect your family from pesticides, avoid BPA, make safer shopping choices, and more!
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