Welcome to the Department of Occupational and Environmental Health Sciences, one of the original departments of West Virginia University’s emerging School of Public Health.
Environmental and Occupational Health touches everyone, everywhere. In both developed and developing nations, issues of environmental pollution arise from indoor air quality concerns, water quality, outdoor air and waste products as well as workplace exposures. Prospective graduate students with biological, engineering, chemistry, nursing, medical and social science backgrounds are welcome to apply.
A Mystery Solved
In the late 1940’s in New York City, first one man then another, appearing down on their luck, showed up at the emergency room in a large New York City hospital. Their common symptom - they were all turning blue. Read More