EHS601: Exposure Science and Health
- Graduate level
- Fall term(s)
- 3 Credit Hour(s)
- Instructor(s): Dvonch, Tim Meeker, John
- Prerequisites: None
- Description: This course will convey the basic concepts of occupational and environmental exposure science: the fundamental and practical aspects of assessing and controlling exposures to hazardous agents, broadly defined, encountered in occupational, residential, and ambient environments. The course is designed to provide the knowledge and skills necessary to assess exposure, and understand how upstream processes create risks for health. Major topics include: the regulatory landscape; prevention and sustainability (by design); recognition and evaluation of the various pathways and routes of exposure to chemical, physical, and biological hazards; air, water, soil, surface, food, and consumer product contamination; control hierarchies, strategies, and technologies, criteria, and standards; the international dimension; and ethical issues.
|Department||Program||Degree||Competency||Specific course(s) that allow assessment||EHS||Environmental Health Promotion and Policy||MPH||Summarize qualitative and quantitative aspects of exposure assessment||EHS601||EHS||Environmental Quality, Sustainability, and Health||MPH||Evaluate human exposure using exposure assessment strategies and considering multiple sources, media, pathways, and cycles||EHS601|