Water Quality

Emilio Ronquillo

For the Health of California's Workers and Their Environments

Emilio Ronquillo

The field of industrial hygiene is a bridge between human workers and the risky environments many must navigate to earn a living, says master’s student Emilio Ronquillo. He is studying industrial hygiene at Michigan to help create safety improvements that protect not only workers but also their families and communities. Read more

Sarah Gharib

The Safety of Workers, the Health of Populations

Sarah Gharib

Want to spend lots of time outside, meet new people, and see engineering and business processes from the inside out? Then consider studying industrial hygiene, says Sarah Gharib, who reminds us that environmental health sciences is not only an exciting field but one that empowers you to apply your science and engineering skills to help people. Read more

Maddie Schmitter

Environmental Studies and Human Nutrition: A Vital Nexus of Public Health Potential

Maddy Schmitter, BS ’19

Maddy Schmitter writes from Southeast Asia, where she is working on organic farms to learn more about sustainable food systems. With these experiences and all she learned as a public health student at Michigan, she will continue supporting practices that lead to better human and environmental health. Read more

Khalil Hosny Mancy, professor emeritus of Environmental Health Sciences, lowers an oxygen sensor into the Nile River as it runs through Cairo in 1971.

Healthy Water, Healthy People

Khalil Hosny Mancy

Long before the dangers of global warming were clear to us, public health researchers were pursuing protective measures for our most basic and valuable environmental resources and linking that work to concerns about health equity and environmental justice. Read more

Alextia Armstrong

A Love for People and the Planet

Alextia Armstrong

Alextia Armstrong is an MPH candidate in Environmental Health Sciences in the Environmental Quality, Sustainability and Health program. Read more