Environmental and Occupational Health

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   

News and Headlines
Thanks, Sam [video]
“Without Sam Bell there would be no COPH,” said Dr. Heather Stockwell, founding faculty member in epidemiology and biostatistics. “Before our college was formed, there were no schools of public health in Florida. It was through the vision and leadership of Sam Bell that our college was formed and its funding secured in its early […]
Anniversary tour pairs with the dean’s lecture series on end-of-life planning
The #usfcophrocks tour is headed to the Dean’s Lecture Series for a conversation with Dr. Hana Osman. She’s a social worker, expert in end-of-life planning and a graduate of the USF College of Public Health. Join us. This event is part of the USF College of Public Health’s yearlong 30th anniversary celebration. To learn more […]
A season of kindness. A day to give. Dec. 2, 2014.
In observance of Giving Tuesday, the USF College of Public Health presents a 24-hour online giving campaign dedicated to student scholarships.  Supporters of the college can make online gifts from 12 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 2. Strategically placed after Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and CyberMonday, GivingTuesday coincides with the start of the […]