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Examining Environmental Factors, Human Health, and Disease
Our department has a sound reputation as a leader in training students to identify agents that affect health and study the long-term effects of environmental and occupational health risks.


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What the Ohio train derailment teaches us about poisoning public trust

One problem was that the announcement lacked nuance and transparency, according to James Fabisiak, associate professor environmental and occupational health.

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Gresser selected to present at International Firefighter Cancer Symposium

Congratulations to MPH Student Rob Gresser who was selected to present a poster at the

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Pitt Public Health’s Alison Sanders awarded Pitt Momentum Funds

A research team led by Assistant Professor and Vice Chair of Research in Environmental and Occupational Health Alison Sanders, PhD, was awarded a scaling grant from the 2023-24 Pitt Momentum Funds.