Welcome to the Department of Environmental Medicine

The mission of the Department of Environmental Medicine is the advancement of the understanding of the role played by environmental and occupational agents in human disease and dysfunction so as to foster prevention, amelioration, and/or treatment of exposure-based health consequences.

The department also administers the medical school's Ph.D. program in Toxicology, an Environmental Health Sciences Center that is funded by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, and the Lung Biology and Disease Program, as well as two clinical programs.