Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology

  • Study of current issues in the field of environmental and occupational epidemiology, with special emphasis on the use of modern methods of exposure assessment, monitoring, biomarkers and risk modeling.
  • Students will apply their epidemiological and biostatistical skills and knowledge to critically evaluate major environmental and occupational health hazards, including natural disasters and occupational and environmental exposures to ionizing radiation.
  • Through formal courses and individual studies with primary and affiliated faculty, doctoral students will learn to conduct interdisciplinary, multidisciplinary and integrated research of complex environmental exposures.


Area of Concentration Leader

Lydia Zablotska, MD, PhD Associate Professor

Primary Faculty

Paige Bracci, PhD, MPH, MS Associate Professor
Robert A. Hiatt, MD, PhD Professor
Joe Wiemels, PhD Professor
John Witte, PhD, MS Professor
Lydia Zablotska, MD, PhD Associate Professor


Secondary Faculty

Robyn Gershon, DrPH Professor
Rebecca Smith-Bindman, MD Professor


Retired Faculty

Margaret Wrensch, PhD Professor (Recalled)