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Environmental Health and Engineering

A Few Words From Our Graduates

Students in the Master of Health Science in Environmental Health Program come from diverse backgrounds and represent a range of interests and academic and career goals. Read what some of our graduating class and alumni say about the Program, faculty, fellow students and their experience in the Department and School.

Sara Rasmussen, MHS 2011, Sustainability and Global Environmental Health
I chose the MHS in EH because of the track in Sustainability and Environmental Health, which fit my interests really well.
rory orourke
"The MHS program has been tremendously helpful for achieving my employment goals. I use knowledge from my science, policy, and statistics courses almost daily." Learn More
mike he
"The fast-paced MHS program prepared me well for some of the more rigorous coursework at the PhD level..." Learn More
beth brewer
"Much of my academic experience has been directly applicable to my work at EPA." Learn More
Guarav Ajmani
"It is not an environment that is focused on grades, but rather on scholarly endeavors, academic pursuits, creating a community of learning, and service to others." Learn More
Jasmine Bhatia
"I wanted to explore what sort of impacts the environment can have on disease development, but my overall interest has always been in prevention." Learn More
Jonathan Coulter, MHS 2012, Toxicology and Pathophysiology
The MHS program provided an educational experience unlike any other…
Jessica Brandt, MHS 2012, Human Toxicology and Pathophysiology
A Fulbright Scholar and MHS graduate, Brandt traveled to Italy to work with the Rheumatology Unit at Sapienza University of Rome, to conduct research on Sjögren’s syndrome, a chronic autoimmune disorder that affects nine times as many women as it does men.
Estelle Audrey L. Ntowe
"The MHS program integrated all my interests in terms of environmental health and provided unparalleled experience in academics, resources, and professional development." Learn More
john dicapua
"I think the Population Environmental Health track is very well set up for individuals who want to go to medical school because it has a very diverse course offering." Learn More
Kevin Boyle
"I chose the MHS in Environmental Health because I’ve always been fascinated by the intersection of the environment and our health." Learn More
lev bubis
"Through the EHS program I acquired a strong skill set in public health research methodology that has allowed me to engage in clinical research throughout medical school and residency..." Learn More
Martin Fogl
"I became increasingly curious about the science and methods that shape environmental health policy and interventions." Learn More
Rennie Ferguson, MHS 2012, Population Environmental Health
I wouldn’t be doing really fun and exciting work if I hadn’t completed the MHS program in EHS.

In addition to those who have moved on to doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and law, examples of positions into which graduates of the program have entered are shown below. These include government agencies, NGOs, non-profits and the private sector.

  • Business and Systems Integration
    Consulting Analyst

  • Consumer Health Communications
    Allidura (Chandler Chicco Companies)

  • Consumer Safety Officer
    U.S. FDA

  • Research Health Science Specialist
    U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

  • Consultant
    Booz Allen Hamilton

  • Clinical Consultant
    Cerner Health Services

  • Assistant Communications Planner
    Dentsu Aegis Network

  • Senior Analyst
    Gradient Corporation

  • Family Medicine Resident
    New York Presbyterian Hospital

  • Operations Manager
    Friends of the National Library of Medicine

  • Program Analyst
    U.S. EPA, Office of the Chief Financial Officer

  • Injury Epidemiologist
    Safe Kids Worldwide

  • Research Fellow
    U.S. EPA, Office of Science and Technology

  • Intern
    White House Office of Science and Technology Policy

  • Environmental Consulting Intern
    Arc Environmental

  • Intern
    U.S. House of Representatives

  • Epidemiologist
    U.S. Peace Corps

  • Program Evaluation and Data Management Associate
    Green and Healthy Homes Initiative

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