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 Environmental Health Sciences 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 our department is essential to improving public health and to achieving excellence in research, education, teaching, and outreach.

Read about our commitment to promoting a safe and inclusive departmental culture.

Our History

Explore our department’s founding, milestones, and accomplishments on the Environmental Health Sciences History page.

Contact Us

Environmental Health Sciences Faculty and Staff Directory

E-mail:  sph-inquiries@umich.edu or ryarbro@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