Jul 23, 2019  
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ENHS 6254 - ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY AND PUBLIC HEALTH

[3 Credits]
This course is intended for MPH students who lack a background in environmental public health policy. Students will gain knowledge of how environmental health policies are developed, the statues that have evolved to address public health concerns about specific environmental hazards, and the policy issues that impact how environmental health programs function within governmental structures. Special topics will include international environmental health programs, and the policy impacts of environmental equity/justice and risk assessment. Outcomes of the course include knowledge of the following: 1) the structure and functions of the United States environmental public health system; 2) environmental public health statutes, and 3) environmental public health policy impacts.