About the Department of Environmental Health Sciences

Each day we are building upon our rich history to solve some of the most pressing issues in environmental health sciences and public health. Our faculty, researchers, and students are tackling public health topics like lead contamination of the water supply, health effects of air pollution, populations vulnerable to climate change, protection of workers' health, the environment and cancer risk, toxicant exposures and preterm birth, or improving water quality in lower income countries. 


  1. 15 Instructional Faculty
  2. 7 Research and Clinical Faculty
  3. 5 Joint Faculty
  4. 12 Adjunct Faculty
  5. 85 students
  6. 4500+ alumni

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

We are dedicated to creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community for EHS students, staff, and faculty, where individual voices are heard, welcomed, and respected. Our aim is to build a community that embraces difference, providing a comfortable and collaborative environment for everyone. Fostering diversity and inclusion within EHS is essential to improving public health and to achieving excellence in research, education, teaching, and outreach.

Our History

Explore our department’s founding, milestones, and accomplishments on the EHS History page.

Contact Us

EHS Faculty and Staff Directory

E-mail:  umich-ehs-inquiries@umich.edu


Department of Environmental Health Sciences
School of Public Health
University of Michigan
1415 Washington Heights
Ann Arbor, MI  48109-2029
Fax:  734-936-7283