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Public Health Sciences

We are dedicated to improving human health using approaches based in epidemiology, biostatistics, health economics, and behavioral science.

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We are national research leaders in NIH funding with expertise in occupational heath, environmental epidemiology, alzheimer's and dementia, population science of cancer, and health disparities.

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Our education programs train undergraduate and graduate students to be highly-qualified public health professionals and leaders in the field.

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We serve the community with public health outreach, occupational health clinical contracts, agricultural safety trainings, and biostatistical consulting for researchers.

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Hertz-Picciotto once again a highly-cited researcher

Division Chief of Environmental and Occupational Health once again makes annual Highly Cited Researchers list for 2019 by the Web Science Group. The list identifies scientists who have published multiple papers ranking in the top one percent by citations. Dr. Hertz-Picciotto is an internationally renowned environmenal epiemiologist with over 300 scientific publications addressing environmental exposures.