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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.


What We Do

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.


Our 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 graduates are prepared 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.

Faculty Spotlight

Roni Neff, PhD '06, ScM,

researches ways to cut food waste and address climate change through more resilient, equitable, and healthy food systems.


Study on estimating residential air exchange rates in rural Bangladesh using two-field model results in more accurate results 

Woman in Dhaka uses a cookstove while a child next to her reads

Source - World Bank

TED Talk: Three Ways to Prepare Society for the Next Pandemic

Dr. Jennifer Nuzzo is a senior scholar at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security and an associate professor in the Department of Environmental Health and Engineering. She is the lead epidemiologist for the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 Testing Insights Initiative. 

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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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