Department of Environmental and Occupational Health
College of Public Health

  • New Online MPH - Health Safety & Environment

    USF COPH is pleased too announce the online MPH degree in Health, Safety & Environment. This degree program is centered in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, and opened for enrollment in January 2013. View Page

  • SERC Summer Institute 2013

    The Sunshine Education and Resource Center (SERC) at the University of South Florida College of Public Health is sponsoring a Summer Institute in Occupational Health and Safety from June 9 - June 14, 2013. Read More

  • Spring 2011 Student Orientation

    Welcome to the new Environmental & Occupational Health department students. For the Spring 2011 semester, there are thirteen new students enrolled in MPH, MSPH or Ph.D. programs offered by the department. The photo is of several new students and faculty members at the Spring 2011 Orientation. View Larger Image

  • Luis F. Pieretti and Dr. Yehia Hammad at Summer Commencement

    Congratulations to Luis F. Pieretti for earning his Ph.D. in Industrial Hygiene. The title of Dr. Pierettiís dissertation is Characterization and Evaluation of Performance of a Whole-Body Human Exposure Chamber. Dr. Pieretti is joined by his major professor, Dr. Yehia Hammad, at the Summer Commencement on August 7, 2010.

  • Dr. Stuart's collaboration with MOSI on an exhibit related to her NSF- funded research

    Through funding from the National Science Foundation, Dr. Amy Stuart has been leading the collaborative development of an exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry in Tampa related to her research..... Read More

  • USF Health 2011 Research Day

    Congratulations to Ryan Michael and Haofei Yu for each receiving an award for...Read More

  • Dr. Tom Bernard Elected Fellow

    Dr. Thomas Bernard was recently elected as a Fellow of American Industrial Hygiene Association. The nomination came from the Florida Section of the American Industrial Hygiene Assocation (AIHA). Only five percent of the AIHA membership can.... Read More

Letter from the Chair

Welcome to the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health. Prospective students with biological, engineering, chemistry, nursing, medical and social science backgrounds are welcome to apply to our department. The faculty of our department are dedicated to excellence in teaching, scholarship and mentoring of students and are involved in active funded research in Environmental Health, Industrial Hygiene, Occupational Safety, Toxicology, and Occupational Health. The degrees offered in our department include the Master of Public Health (MPH), Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Environmental and Occupational Health. Please browse through our webpage and discover areas in our department which may lead you to exciting new career choices.

Thomas E. Bernard
  Professor and Chair