Introduction to Enivronmental Health

Dr. Crispin Pierce

Course Description

Identify and address human environmental health risks such as radon exposure, cigarette smoking, sanitation and obesity. Understand and communicate the scientific bases for broad environmental health risks such as overpopulation, global warming, air pollution, water pollution, land pollution, and loss of species diversity. Understand attitudes and values that are related to environmental health risks. Develop critical analytical tools to examine important issues such as famine, malnutrition, and food contamination, and to sort out fact from fiction.  (Personal assignments, group assignments, quizzes, exams.)