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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.

  • 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.
  • Eddie Cheung in the Animal Cancer Center at CSU
    ​CSU offers a plethora of research opportunities for undergraduates. Get started by landing a laboratory job, talking to your professors and advisor, enrolling in the Honors Program, or competing in a research showcase.​​
  • brooke anderson, erhs
    ​Dr. Anderson comments why increasingly hotter nights mean greater health risks for humans.
  • cookstove study, energy institute
    A CSU research team is working to identify clean-burning technologies that would sufficiently protect some 3 billion people worldwide who depend on indoor cookstoves for light, heat and cooking. They hope to learn: How clean is clean enough?​​

 Fukushima Student Ambassador Program


 Ergonomics Graduate Program in ERHS

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