Department of
Environmental & Occupational Health
At New Brunswick

Research & Service

The Department of Environmental & Occupational Health is located within the Rutgers School of Public Health on the New Brunswick Campus. The faculty's research interests include:
  • Environmental effects on human health and human immunity;
  • Short-term and long-term exposure to ambient and indoor air pollution and fuel additives on human immunity;
  • Impact of genetic factors on an individual's susceptibility to environmental diseases;
  • Exposure and risk assessment on chemical and non-chemical stressors;
  • Climate change related exposure and health effects;
  • Personal exposure to ambient and indoor air pollutants;
  • Environmental epidemiology and human exposure assessment field studies;
  • Indoor air and environmental quality in schools, homes and day care;
  • Urban Outdoor Air Quality; and
  • Children's Environmental Health.

Current Research Projects:

  • R01 Five-Year Research Grant:
    Air Pollution Effects on Human Antimycobacterial Immunity
    (a.k.a. “MexAir”) Supported by a grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health (R01ES020382)
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