Environmental Health

Our environment is intrinsic to our health, with environmental exposures among the leading contributors to health problems. And while people are affected regardless of income and geography, environmental health risks especially threaten the most vulnerable among us.

Featured Programs

Introduction to Geographical Information Systems (GIS) with ArcMAP (WI 19)

Live Online 8 Hours January 9, 2019 Registration Closed
Taught By
Kevin James Lane, PhD, MA, Assistant Professor, Environmental Health, BUSPH

The role of spatial analysis in local, state, and regional public health has steadily increased over the last decade with the infusion of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software such as ESRI’s ArcGIS.

Designing Healthy Cities (SI 17)

On Campus 20 Hours Registration closed
Taught By
Karen Lee, MD, MHSc, Healthy built environment and social determinants of health specialist

Recent evidence shows the built environment influences physical activity and diets which can contribute directly to today’s global pandemics.