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Developing Curriculum Recommendations for Environmental Health in Nursing

  • Naugatuck Valley Community College (CT)
  • University of California, San Francisco (CA)
  • Villanova University (PA)
  • Duquesne University (PA)
  • Prince George's Community College (MD)
  • University of Massachusetts Dartmouth (MA)

In 2010, the American Nurses Association (ANA) added an environmental health standard to the ANA Scope and Standards of Practice requiring that nurses implement environmental health strategies in nursing practice ...


Fulfilling a new obligation: Teaching and learning of sustainable healthcare in the medical education curriculum

  • Imperial College London

Aims: Leading the growing international recognition of the need for sustainability in healthcare delivery, the UK medical regulator has mandated that newly qualified doctors must be able to apply the ...


Building an environmentally accountable medical curriculum through international collaboration

  • University of Tasmania
  • University of Hull
  • University of Cape Town
  • University of British Columbia (BC)
  • University of East Anglia
  • Georgetown University (DC)
  • University of Edinburgh
  • Aarhus University
  • University of Melbourne (Victoria)

Background: Global environmental change is associated with significant health threats. The medical profession can address this challenge through advocacy, health system adaptation and workforce preparedness. Stewardship of health systems with ...


12 tips for teaching environmental sustainability to health professionals

  • Monash University (VIC)
  • The University of Newcastle (NSW)
  • University of Melbourne (Victoria)

Background: As recognition of the health impacts of climate change and other environmental challenges increases, so too does the need for health care professionals to practice healthcare sustainably. Environmental sustainability ...


Faculty development and partnership with students to integrate sustainable healthcare into health professions education

  • Georgetown University (DC)
  • University of California, San Francisco (CA)
  • Imperial College London

There is an urgent need for health professionals to address the impacts of accelerating global environmental change. Healthcare faculty therefore have to educate the rising generation of health professionals in ...


Mandate for the Nursing Profession to Address Climate Change Through Nursing Education

  • MGH Institute of Health Professions (MA)
  • University of Massachusetts Dartmouth (MA)
  • Villanova University (PA)

Purpose The adverse health effects from climate change demand action from the nursing profession. This article examines the calls to action, the status of climate change in nursing education, and ...


Implementing AACN's Recommendations for Environmental Sustainability in Colleges of Nursing: From Concept to Impact

  • Washington State University, Spokane (WA)

In 2011, the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) released a guidance report titled Toward an Environmentally Sustainable Academic Enterprise: An AACN Guide for Nursing Education. The report was ...


Environmental Science and Health (BA or BS)

  • University of Southern California (CA)

The Environmental Science and Health degrees combine the interdisciplinary courses on sustainability described above and some of the environmental social science content with traditional biology and chemistry content to provide ...

  • Posted Jan. 12, 2021
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Environmental Health Science (PhD)

  • University of North Carolina, Greensboro (NC)

Students in the Environmental Health Science (EHS) PhD program will be trained in the fundamental understanding of environmental problems and their consequences on human health and well-being. Core courses will ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Cleaner Production/Pollution Prevention (ScD)

  • University of Massachusetts Lowell (MA)

In Clean Production, the goal is to create a cradle-to-cradle process with minimal negative impact and maximum positive impact on human health and the environment. Cleaner Production Processes conserve raw ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Environmental Health Science (BS)

  • Clarkson University (NY)

The environmental health science major curriculum is a four-year program offered through Clarkson's Institute for a Sustainable Environment (ISE). Environmental Health Science majors have access to state-of-the-art equipment and ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Environmental Health Science Minor

  • Clarkson University (NY)

The environmental health science minor is offered to all students outside of the Environmental Health Science major, and requires the completion of three core courses as well as a minimum ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Environmental Health (BS)

  • Illinois State University (IL)

Through the Environmental Health program at Illinois State, students study biological, chemical, and physical hazards that impact human health and damage the envrionment. The program offers a public health, industrial ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Public Health (BS)

  • Belmont University (TN)

The BSPH is the degree of choice for people who are interested in studying infectious or chronic disease, environmental health, global health or health and disease patterns and trends. Public ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Environmental Health Concentration

  • Indiana State University (IN)

This option is for students in the Department of Applied Health Sciences who wish to become environmental health specialists. Course work includes study in epidemiology; pollution prevention and control; water ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Global and Public Health Sciences (BS)

  • Cornell University (NY)

GPHS majors develop a strong background in biology, general chemistry, organic chemistry, biochemistry, and physiology. These courses provide a foundation with which to understand the biomedical basis of public health ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Environmental Health Minor

  • State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (NY)

The Environmental Health minor will introduce students to environmental health with a core context of epidemiology and toxicology; the minor requires 15-17 credit hours. The Environmental Health minor will be ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Global and Ecological Health Engineering Certificate

  • Northwestern University (IL)

Global and ecological health engineering knows no geographical boundaries. Appropriate health solutions to new and emerging challenges depend upon competent design and ecologically sustainable integration into local community, national, and ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Center for the Study of Racism, Social Justice & Health

  • University of California, Los Angeles (CA)

The Center for the Study of Racism, Social Justice, and Health is dedicated to examining how and when racism affects health, providing tools to improve the rigor with which researchers ...

  • Posted Oct. 8, 2020
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Harvard Chan-NIEHS Center for Environmental Health

  • Harvard University (MA)

The Harvard Chan-National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) Center for Environmental Health is a coordinated set of resources and facilities supporting environmental health research and training activities throughout the ...

  • Posted Sept. 22, 2020
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Social Science Environmental Health Research Institute

  • Northeastern University (MA)

The Social Science Environmental Health Research Institute (SSEHRI) is an interdisciplinary research center that produces publications and trains graduate and post-doc students to build connections between environmental health disciplines like ...

  • Posted Sept. 22, 2020
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Environment & Health Concentration, Biological and Chemical Sciences (PhD)

  • Wilfrid Laurier University (ON)

The PhD program in Biological and Chemical Sciences is research-based, and works on an apprenticeship model, where students work closely with a faculty supervisor. Student research falls within one or ...

  • Posted Dec. 23, 2019
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Environmental Health Science Minor

  • Eastern Connecticut State University (CT)

Explores the interrelationship between human health and the environment. The interplay of human activities, natural earth processes, and ecological processes influences both human health and the quality of the environment ...

  • Posted Dec. 6, 2019
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Leveraging Campus Buying Power to Get Toxic Chemicals Out of Our Food and Off School Grounds

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)
  • Center for Environmental Health

This session aims to educate, inspire, and equip purchasing decision makers, relevant staff and students to take action, collaborate with other purchasers, and employ creative solutions to eliminate toxic chemicals ...

  • Posted Dec. 4, 2019
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Improving Health in the Built Environment Through a Class-Based Approach to Chemicals of Concern

  • Harvard University (MA)
  • Center for Environmental Health

This panel introduces purchasers (and manufacturers) to the targeted chemical class-based approach to help provide clarity grounded in science about how to avoid the most common chemicals of concern in ...

  • Posted Dec. 4, 2019
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Master of Science in Environmental Safety and Healthy

  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (WI)

The online MS in Environmental Safety & Health focuses on the needs of businesses and organizations to effectively manage complex environmental safety and health issues in the workplace. The program ...

  • Posted July 10, 2019
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Environmental Health Sciences (DrPH)

  • Columbia University (NY)

The Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) in Environmental Health Sciences is a professional degree indicating qualification for leadership careers in advanced public health practice and administration related specifically to environmental ...

  • Posted May 30, 2019
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Environmental Health Policy Graduate Certificate

  • Columbia University (NY)

Public health professionals operate at the boundary between science and policy. This is particularly true in the domain of environmental health. The human health risks posed by environmental exposures are ...

  • Posted May 30, 2019
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Climate and Health Graduate Certificate

  • Columbia University (NY)

Climate variability and change pose complex risks to our health. Dramatic examples can be found in the headlines: a powerful tropical storm sweeps in with such force that hundreds of ...

  • Posted May 30, 2019
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Environmental Health Science (MS)

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

MS students in the Environmental Health Sciences division are trained to make research and technical contributions to the field of environmental health science. The EHS MS educational objectives are to ...

  • Posted May 13, 2019
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Occupational and Environmental Health (MS)

  • University of Iowa (IA)

This program will prepare you for a career on the front lines of environmental and occupational health. OEH MS degrees can be tailored to students’ interests. Students work with their ...

  • Posted May 13, 2019
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Environmental and Occupational Health Science (MS)

  • University of Illinois at Chicago (IL)

The Master of Science (MS) degree in Environmental and Occupational Health Science a research degree that prepares students for research and program management in companies, laboratories, and policy-making organizations. It ...

  • Posted May 5, 2019
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Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences (MPH)

  • University of Illinois at Chicago (IL)

The Master of Public Health (MPH) degree in Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences trains students in the areas of exposure and risk assessment, environmental and occupational toxicity and injury, risk ...

  • Posted May 5, 2019
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Environmental Health (PhD)

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (MA)

The PhD Program in the Department of Environmental Health prepares a student with highly specialized and applied research skills that seek to better understand the links between environmental exposures and ...

  • Posted Jan. 11, 2019
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Teaching the health impacts of climate change in many American higher education programs

  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)

Climate change is the greatest threat to global health today and it challenges professionals in many disciplines. Most American university programs lack courses covering the rising deaths and illnesses from ...

  • Posted Jan. 11, 2019
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Public Health, Environmental Health Concentration (MPH)

  • Indiana University Bloomington (IN)

Students in this concentration gain technical skills for the development, implementation and evaluation of practices that seek to identify, prevent or minimize the adverse impact of environmental and occupational hazards ...

  • Posted Dec. 13, 2018
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Environmental Health (PhD)

  • Indiana University Bloomington (IN)

The mission of this program is to educate the next generation of environmental health professionals to understand the influences and effects of environmental factors on human health and disease with ...

  • Posted Dec. 13, 2018
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Envirome Institute

  • University of Louisville (KY)

The Envirome Institute pioneers a new, interdependent vision of health, supports research on the effects of the environment on health, and promotes holistic scholarship, locally and globally.

Within the University ...

  • Posted July 13, 2018
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Environmental Health & Safety (Bachelor)

  • Central Community College (NE)

The Environmental Health & Safety program will prepare students for employment as front-line health & safety technicians or managers required in many industries throughout the Midwest. This program is designed ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Environmental Health (BS)

  • State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (NY)

Environmental health focuses on the study of how people interact with their environment—the air and water around us, the plants and animals we encounter, and the workplaces and homes ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Environmental Science - Public Health (BS)

  • Loyola University Chicago (IL)

Students pursuing a degree with a concentration in Public Health develop a solid foundation in environmental science, environmental economics and policy, and the societal issues associated with environmental degradation. In ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Environmental Health (PhD)

  • Boston University (MA)

The doctoral program in environmental health provides students with specialized training and research experience in environmental and occupational epidemiology, exposure assessment, spatial epidemiology/GIS, risk assessment, and toxicology. The training ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Global Health Studies Program

  • Yale University (CT)

The Global Health Studies Program at Yale University is designed for undergraduate students interested in understanding and addressing pressing global health challenges. The program offers courses through an interdisciplinary framework ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Environmental Health (MPH)

  • Emory University (GA)

The Master's of Public Health in Environmental Health (EH) program seeks to train students in a trans-disciplinary way so that they can better tackle the environmental health threats of ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Environmental Health Sciences (PhD)

  • Emory University (GA)

The PhD in environmental health sciences (EHS) is offered through Emory’s Laney Graduate School, and provides students with in-depth training in both laboratory and population-based research. Students participate in ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Global Environmental Health (MPH)

  • Emory University (GA)

The Masters of Public Health in Global Environmental Health program focuses on alleviating poverty and enhancing environmental protection while promoting sustainable development. Students in the GEH program will develop skills ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Master of Public Health in Environmental Health & Toxicology

  • University of Alabama at Birmingham (AL)

The MPH in Environmental Health & Toxicology studies the links between the environment and public health, studying all aspects of this process from initial exposure to toxicant action to science-based ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Environmental Health Science (BS)

  • Baylor University (TX)

The BA in global health is a transdisciplinary degree program designed for students who seek a broad and flexible set of skills for understanding contemporary health challenges and thinking about ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Global Health (BA)

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The BA in global health is a transdisciplinary degree program designed for students who seek a broad and flexible set of skills for understanding contemporary health challenges and thinking about ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Global Health (PhD)

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The PhD program in global health draws on the premise that sustainable and satisfying solutions to the most pressing global health challenges require a sophisticated understanding of how cultural context ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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