Courses Taught by Tim Dvonch

EHS582 Principles of Community Air Pollution

  • Graduate level
  • Fall term(s)
  • 3 Credit Hour(s)
  • Instructor(s): Dvonch, Tim
  • Description: Discussion of economic, nuisance, and health aspects, emphasizing sources, causes, effects, control measures, and the organization and administration of community control programs.

EHS601 Exposure Science and Health

  • Graduate level
  • Fall term(s)
  • 3 Credit Hour(s)
  • Instructor(s): Neitzel, Richard; Dvonch, Tim;
  • 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.

EHS683 Air pollution and Global Health

  • Graduate level
  • Winter term(s)
  • 3 Credit Hour(s)
  • Instructor(s): Dvonch, Tim
  • Last offered Winter 2016
  • Not offered 2017-2018
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Description: Clean air is considered to be a basic requirement of human health and well-being. However, air pollution continues to pose a significant threat to health worldwide. This course covers air pollutants, their characterization, ambient concentrations, effects on human health and the environment, and international policy-making, guidelines, and governance.

EHS690 Practice in Global Environmental Health

  • Graduate level
  • Fall term(s)
  • 2 Credit Hour(s)
  • Instructor(s): Xi, Chuanwu; Dvonch, Tim;
  • Prerequisites: Instructor Approval
  • Description: The course will be divided into three sections: Section 1, Introduction of a variety aspects of internships in global environmental health; Section 2, working with individual faculty (advisor) to select an international project and prepare funding applications; and Section 3; present the proposed project in class.