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Department of Environmental & Radiological Health Sciences

The Department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences is home to one of the largest environmental health programs in the nation, and the only one that incorporates radiological health into its core curriculum. Students and researchers in environmental health investigate how natural and built environments affect human and animal health and seek solutions to minimize negative health consequences of environmental and workplace exposures. Radiological health has a long tradition at CSU focused on the biological effects of radiation, including laboratory studies of the damaging effects of radiation, and clinical uses of radiation in diagnostic imaging and cancer therapy.

  • smoke signals, jennifer peel
    Jennifer Peel studies the health effects of indoor and outdoor air pollution. She’s leading a groundbreaking study aimed at discovering the health benefits of an alternative cookstove for families in developing nations around the world.
  • nasa space study with twins
    Researcher Susan Bailey and her team got a big surprise studying the chromosomes of twin astronauts Scott Kelly, who spent a year in space, and his brother Mark, who spent the same year on Earth. Early findings open a new chapter in science. ​​
  • sheryl magzamen, erhs
    Epidemiologist Sheryl Magzamen is studying how maternal exposure to pollutants impacts childhood health. She and collaborators landed a $1.2 million grant as part of an NIH project investigating environmental influences on childhood health.​
  • rebecca hermann
    ​Rebecca Herman, an Environmental Health and Spanish double major, has already been abroad to two different countries during her collegiate career, and now is off on a new adventure: using her Fulbright scholarship to teach English in Colombia.
  • tim mowry
    Tim Mowry, a grad student in toxicology, has a big internship in Japan, with Sekisui Chemical Company’s Corporate Research Center. He’s one of just three U.S. college students bound for the Forbes Global 2000 company. ​​
 

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 Ergonomics Graduate Program in ERHS

 
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