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.
Preheim is a microbial ecologist in JHU's Department of Environmental Health and Engineering, where she studies the ecology of microbes impacting water quality in lakes, estuaries, and coastal oceans to inform remediation strategies.
DrPH candidate Ava Richardson, MPH, is the new Sustainability Manager with the JHU Office of Sustainability. In addition to this new role, Ava also serves as a technical adviser for the Baltimore Food Matters program.
Leveraging bioassays and artificial intelligence could help identify previously unknown chemical mixtures in the water supply
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.
What We Do
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.
Centers and Institutes
The Department of Environmental Health and Engineering houses six diverse Centers.
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.