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A cross-divisional department spanning

Department of

Environmental Health and Engineering

We use fundamental science to protect the health of the environment and its inhabitants.


Bloomberg School ranked #1 in Environmental Health Sciences by peers in U.S. News & World Report

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Environmental Health and Engineering Headlines

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Unreliable Mass Transit and American Public Health

Missed doctor appointments, school tardiness, air pollution—a Johns Hopkins expert unpacks a new CDC report on access to transportation

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Healthy Planet, Healthy People

Promising solutions to our environmental crises are already making a difference. Now is the time to accelerate them.

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From Waste to Watts

A study led by Johns Hopkins environmental engineers suggests that anaerobic digestion could be used to clean cattle manure and produce fuel by breaking down harmful chemicals and generating biogas

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Madrigano Appointed as Bloomberg Associate Professor of American Health

Jaime Madrigano is an environmental epidemiologist committed to research that advances holistic, equitable solutions to protect the public from the growing threat of climate change. 

Environmental Health & Engineering Highlights


ranked by peers in Environmental Health Sciences - U.S. News & World Report


degrees offered, including 1 undergraduate, 6 master's, and 2 doctoral degrees


students, including 40 undergraduates, 104 master's students, 75 doctoral students, and 34 postdocs


global alumni network working in industry, government, nonprofits, and academia

What We Do in the Department of Environmental Health and Engineering

Our unique cross-divisional department combines the strengths of the Whiting School of Engineering and the Bloomberg School of Public Health. Our graduates are prepared to be successful public health and engineering professionals in private and governmental organizations and attend the best graduate and PhD programs.


Environmental Health and Engineering Graduates: Where Are They Now?

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Tiffany Onyejiaka, MHS '22

I am a first-year medical student at the University of Minnesota School of Medicine.

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Joseph Tumfour, MHS '22

Joseph Tumfour is an environmental health and safety specialist at Genscript, a biotechnology corporation.

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Caleb Ginorio, MS '21

Caleb is a senior industrial hygienist at Savannah River Site in Aiken, S.C. 

Environmental Health and Engineering Programs

We offer undergraduate and graduate degrees in environmental engineering, as well as a range of master's and doctoral degrees in public health.

Undergraduate Programs

Our Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering prepares students to succeed in the private sector, governmental organizations, and top-tier graduate programs.

Graduate Programs

We offer a range of interdisciplinary graduate programs at the intersection of public health and engineering. 

Non-Degree Programs

Our department offers certificates and other programs to foster professional growth.

Environmental Health and Engineering Faculty Spotlight

Megan Latshaw, PhD '05, MHS '01

Associate Teaching Professor & Director, EHE Master's Programs, translates environmental health science to policy and practice, with a focus on designing communities where the healthy choice is the easy choice.

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A gift to our department can help to provide student scholarships and internships, attract and retain faculty, and support innovation.


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