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A cross-divisional department spanning

Department of

Environmental Health and Engineering

The Department of Environmental Health and Engineering is an interdisciplinary department committed to generating and translating fundamental science and engineering into transformative environmental policies and practice to protect the health of the environment, communities and individuals. 




Caitlin Rivers to help establish the Center for Epidemic Forecasting and Outbreak Analytics

Dr. Caitlin Rivers, senior scholar at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security and an assistant professor in the Department of Environmental Health and Engineering, will serve as Associate Director of the new Center for Epidemic Forecasting and Outbreak Analytics being established at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

epidemic analysis

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 Graduate Degree Programs

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

Faculty Spotlight

Christopher Heaney, PhD, MS,

and his team, developed a saliva-based test that accurately detects the presence of antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 from small samples of saliva.



Christopher Heaney
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