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.

Environmental Health Sciences Research Day

Celebrating 50 Years of Environmental Health Sciences Research at The University of Rochester.
View the EHSC Research Day Agenda


Wednesday, September 23, 2015 (7pm)
Science Café Series
Featuring a University of Rochester
Environmental Health Science Center Faculty Speaker
Barnes & Noble (Pittsford)

Thursday, September 24, 2015 (9am-4:30pm)
Seminars, panel discussions, and a poster session
Flaum Atrium/ Class of ‘62