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
Environmental Health and Engineering Headlines
Nachman Named Robert S. Lawrence Professor
Keeve E. Nachman, PhD ’06, MHS ’01, more than 20 years of experience conducting public health research, education, and advocacy in the field of food systems, environmental health and risk assessment.
Fatbergs: Menaces to Public Works and Public Health
Natalie Exum weighs in on fatbergs, a potent symbol of how we’ve come to take our aging water infrastructure systems for granted.
Understanding The EPA's Proposed Regulations Of 'Forever Chemicals' In Water Systems
Carsten Prasse discusses the effects of the regulations—from their public health benefits to the reality of implementation
Environmental Health & Engineering Highlights
ranked by peers in Environmental Health Sciences - U.S. News & World Report
in the nation combined public health and engineering department focused on environmental science
global alumni network working in industry, government, nonprofits, and academia
graduate programs spanning multiple disciplines and topics
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?
Jiana Blaha, MHS '21
Jiana is a postbaccalaureate fellow at the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases (NAIAD).
Joseph Tumfour, MHS '22
Joseph Tumfour is an environmental health and safety specialist at Genscript, a biotechnology corporation.
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.
Our Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering prepares students to succeed in the private sector, governmental organizations, and top-tier graduate programs.
We offer a range of interdisciplinary graduate programs at the intersection of public health and engineering.
Our department offers certificates and other programs to foster professional growth.
Louis Fazen, PhD, MD,
is an occupational medicine physician interested in preventing occupational illness and enabling workers to achieve better health outcomes.
Centers and Institutes in the Department of Environmental Health and Engineering
The Department of Environmental Health and Engineering houses six diverse Centers.
Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing (CAAT)
Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future (CLF)
Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security
Johns Hopkins Education and Research Center for Occupational Safety and Health
The Johns Hopkins University Water Center
The Johns Hopkins P.O.E. Total Worker Health® Center (POE Center)
Center for Community Health: Addressing Regional Maryland Environmental Determinants of Disease
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