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Environment Headlines

Explore the latest public health research and insights about environment.

Protecting Our Planet

For this month's reflection, HPM Chair Keshia Pollack Porter, PhD, talks about the importance of using policy to address climate change, especially given the number of health inequities that extreme weather conditions would continue to exacerbate.

Department of Health Policy and Management

Environment Faculty Experts

 Looking for prominent public health experts in the field of environment? They’re here at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Marsha Wills-Karp
Environmental Health and Engineering

Marsha Wills-Karp, PhD, researches the environmental determinants of allergic and immune diseases across the lifespan and chairs the Department of Environmental Health and Engineering.

Kellogg Schwab
Environmental Health and Engineering

Kellogg Schwab, PhD, integrates engineering, public health, and human behavior by researching water and wastewater contaminants of public health concern.

Alfred Sommer
- Emeritus

Alfred Sommer, MD, MHS '73, studies the causes and prevention of childhood micronutrient malnutrition and mortality, and the causes and prevention of blinding diseases.

Brian Schwartz
Environmental Health and Engineering

Brian Schwartz, MD, MS, GME ’90, uses environmental epidemiology to evaluate the drivers of sustainability health impacts, such as energy, agriculture, and built environments.